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Luchadora!

  • by Alvaro Saar Rios
  • directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios
  • When Vanessa discovers a pink lucha libre mask, Nana Lupita tells her granddaughter about the family’s history in the wrestling ring in 1960s Texas. The life of a secret female warrior emerges as Vanessa learns about family, honor, and friendship. ​
  • Recommended for ages 7 and up.
  • October 03, 2019 - November 09, 2019
  • DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre
  • (312) 922 1999
  • The cast features
    The cast features Georgia Berg (Hannah), Emily Weems (Liesl), Amelia Hernandez (Lupita), Gabriella Mendoza (Mask maker), Vero Maynez (Nana Lupita), Carolyn Hu-Bradbury (Vanessa), Adam Crawford Boy 1/Newspaper Boy 1), Isaac Smith (Boy 2/Newspaper Boy 2), Marty Chester (Boy 3/Newspaper Boy 3), Connor Green (El hijo/Blue Luchador), Austin Daly (Leo), Jordan Wallace (Ring Announcer/Green Luchador), TJ Thomas (Senor Guerrero). 

    The production team includes fight direction by Nick Sandys, scenic design by Sophia Ospital, costume design by Maegan Fahy, lighting design by Kyle Cunningham, sound design by Averi Paulsen, technical direction by Tim Combs, dramaturgy by Rae Roth, and stage management by Zach Crewse.​​


    Special Events:

    ​Opening Day Autographs will take place after the performance on 10/5. A post-show discussion will follow performances on 10/19 and 10/31. Performances on 10/24 and 10/26 will be interpreted in American Sign Language. The performance on 10/22 will be audio-described.

    Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:

    If you require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure you visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities, and their guests.

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