The Texas-born, Oregon-based playwright imagines a Steinbeck sequel with timely resonance.
It’s sobering that Luis Valdez’s stirring Chicano protest musical is freshly relevant, but there’s nothing somber about its vibrant new staging.
Luis Valdez’s company retains both its Chicano identity and its broader mission. Next: the return of the troupe’s most famous creation, ‘Zoot Suit.’
New plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Quiara Alegria Hudes, David Henry Hwang, and Rajiv Joseph, as well as a revival of ‘Zoot Suit.’
Straight realism, magic realism, even ‘sausage’ realism were on offer at the latest new-play event staged by the Latino/a Theatre Commons.