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Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Espanol, Variety
Runs Sep 19Oct 27, 2019

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) is dedicated to help drive the local Latino theater community to a more prominent level, by amplifying Latino voices, promoting audience engagement …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Feos
Aline Kuppenheim / Teatro y su Doble
Drama, Puppetry
Runs Sep 19Sep 22, 2019

From Chile
Feos is a visual feast of Bunraku-style puppetry incorporating stop motion projections and a story that challenges audiences to look at their own faults with honesty and …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Organic Sofrito or Other Recipes for Disaster
UrbanTheater Company
Comedy/Drama
Runs Sep 19Sep 22, 2019

From New York | Puerto Rico
A dark comedy about a holistic chef who believes in the connection between traditional Latino dishes and mental illness, but learns that food …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon
Water People Theater
Drama
Runs Sep 19Sep 22, 2019

Paulina, a human rights journalist, emerges from a coma and must recover her memory, and fight against a world of violence in order to achieve justice and tell …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy
Teatro Vista
Comedy/Drama, Music
Runs Sep 21Sep 29, 2019

The Midwest premiere of Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy by Evelina Fernández is a grand exploration of Mexican American life in the ’60s. Hope follows the …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
La Tía Mariela
Once Once Producciones
Comedy
Runs Sep 26Sep 29, 2019

From Mexico
In this dark musical comedy, a family is brought together to fulfill their deceased aunt’s final wish. Through live traditional Yucatecan music, song and dance they celebrate …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers
Comedy/Drama
Runs Oct 05Oct 06, 2019

From New Orleans | Ecuador
Award-winning performance artist José Torres-Tama and ArteFuture Productions produce Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers, a visually dynamic, profoundly moving, provocatively funny sci-fi solo show …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary
Co-presentation with Goodman Theatre
Comedy/Drama
Runs Oct 08Oct 13, 2019

From Los Angeles | Cuba
This one-woman tour de force tells the astonishing tale of three towering figures in her life: her father, uncle, and her mother, and their …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Back in the Day: An ‘80s House Music Dancesical
Urban Theatre Company
Drama
Runs Oct 08Oct 27, 2019

Set in the height of Chicago’s 1980s house music era, follow three northside dance crews, as they struggle, soar, and move through life redefining gender norms within a …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Exquisita Agonía
Aguijón Theater
Drama
Runs Oct 17Oct 27, 2019

From the pulitzer prize-winning playwright, an opera singer loses her husband in a car accident, she indulges her grief by obsessively pursuing the recipient of his transplanted heart.

In …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Soltera, Casada, Viuda y Divorciada
Producciones Aragua Inc.
Comedy
Runs Oct 17Oct 20, 2019

From Puerto Rico
A frolicsome comedy told through four points of view on the same topic, MEN.

In Spanish with English supertitles.

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Andares
Colectivo Teatral
Drama
Runs Oct 23Oct 27, 2019

From Mexico
Woven from ancestral myths, traditional music and arts, and a three-person narrative, Andares reveals the extraordinary, untold stories of ordinary, humble people who inhabit México’s most remote …

Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival
Hotel-Ó
By Ulises Rangel | Repertorio Latino Theater Company
Drama
Runs Oct 24Oct 27, 2019

A lyric experiment that departs from Othello to cultivate the concept of “compersion” as the opposite of jealousy, with the focus to bring attention to the arguments surrounding …

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CLATA will produce the Third Chicago International Latino Theater Festival “Destinos” in fall of 2019, showcasing five Latino local theater groups, four international and three national companies in various mainstream venues.
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