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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Latino Fest moves into second week

Posted By on 08.12.08 at 11:25 AM

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The second week of Goodman Theatre's Latino Theatre Festival 08 features one-nighters by two Chicago troupes and a four-night run by a California company.

The Albany Park Theater Project, a youth ensemble, peforms Aquí Estoy (I Am Here), a company-created work about the immigrant experience in Chicago over the past 150 years. Tue 8/12, 7:30 PM, $15.

Teatro Luna gives a staged reading of Jarred, described as "a Santeria, Brujeria, Hoodoo comedy" by Tanya Saracho. Wed 8/13, 7:30 PM, $15. 

The California-based Chicano/Latino performance troupe Culture Clash presents AmeriCCa, its satirical look at ethnicity, illegal immigration, and gender roles and sexuality in the post-9/11 U.S. 8/14-17: Fri-Sat 8 PM, Thu and Sun 7:30 PM, $25-$35.

All three shows are performed in English.

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