SAN GABRIEL MISSION PLAYHOUSE
320 SOUTH MISSION DRIVE
SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA 91776
This fascinating series takes a look at the treatment of Latino culture from Hollywood’s beginnings and beyond. Join us for theatre, dance, live music, exhibits, movies and lively conversation! Click on any of the RED TITLES below for more details on each event:
SILENT MOVIE SCREENING of The Gaucho (1927) starring Douglas Fairbanks & Lupe Velez with live accompaniment from Bob Salisbury on our 1924 Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. SUN, MAY 7 , 2:30PM
SPECIAL SCREENING of The Bronze Screen, 100 Years of the Latino Image in American Cinema (2002). SUN, MAY 7, 6PM.
EXHIBITION curated by Dr Cathy Gudis and Mayela Caro Exploring Myth, Illusion and Cultural Appropriation. SUN, MAY 7, 1PM – 7PM. Exhibit runs THURS – SUN, 1PM -7PM until MAY 21.
THEY SHOOT MEXICANS, DON’T THEY?
A special immersive theatre experience written by Rose Portillo and Theresa Chavez, and directed by Theresa Chavez, producing artistic director of About…Productions. Features live performance by members of the Grammy-winning band Quetzal. Experience the Playhouse in a whole new way in this site-specific performance that tells the story of a New York producer aiming to make a movie of the fabled Mission Play. THURS, MAY 18-SUN, MAY 21.
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Ilka Erren Pardinas
Co-produced by the Mission Playhouse and About…Productions. Part of the Mission Playhouse Community Engagement Program, Engage! This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council and the National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures.