Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Real Women Have Curves

March 3-6, March 10-13, & March 17-20, 2016
7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday
2 pm—Sunday

Josefina López’ original drama about five immigrant women working in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in 1987 highlights issues of gender politics and the Latina immigrant experience, as the action follows the course of a summer at the factory and the women talk about their lives, loves, and deepest desires. The playwright also co-authored the screenplay for the award-winning film of the same title, which premiered in 2002. Presented in partnership with Teatro Nuevo México.
$18 w/ $3 discount for students, seniors, & NHCC members; $10 Thursday shows only

Siembra, Latino Theatre Season: Traveling with Angels

February 18-21 & February 25-28, 2016
7:30 pm—Thursday-Saturday
2 pm—Sunday

In one woman’s personal story of adventure, adversity, and Divine guidance. René Peña takes you on the ride of her life, from the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial’s opening ceremony to an oompah band on a small town street in Germany.  By the end, there’s a suitcase full of memories, laughter, and love.

A native of Gallup, NM, René Peña has performed on national and international stages; her television credits include Grey’s Anatomy, The Mentalist, Dexter, Parks and Recreation, and The Young and the Restless. Traveling with Angels, her first play, is currently winning the hearts of audiences across the country with its humor, honesty, and message of human resilience.

“Such a great work, so touching and thoughtful. Great acting…. Would recommend it to everyone.”  (Terri Sarappo, San Francisco Fringe Festival)
$18 w/ $3 discount for students, seniors, & members; $10 Thursday shows only