***PLEASE NOTE**** Our production of Welcome to Arroyo's runs from March 17 thru April 9; with a discounted Preview on March 17, and official Opening Night on March 18. Facebook only allows a two-week time period for posted events, but tickets are available for all dates at: arroyos2017.brownpapertickets.com/
We hope to see you at our play!!!
Welcome to Arroyo's
a play by Kristoffer Diaz
Directed by Nicole C. Limon
Music Director: Freas/Low End Theory Collaborative
March 17 — April 9, 2017
Fridays and Saturday at 8pm
Sunday Matinees at 2pm
Preview: March 17 (Discounted tickets! Only $12.50)
Opening NIght: March 18
2509 R Street, Sacramento, CA
(at the R25 Arts Complex)
$20 General; $15 Seniors/Students with I.D. (I.D. must be presented at the door.)
About the play:
New York, 2004. Alejandro Arroyo owns the newest lounge in NYCs Lower East Side. His sister, Molly, has taken to writing graffiti on the wall of a local police precinct. Officer Derek is a recent NYC transplant with something to prove. Lelly Santiago is a socially awkward college student, who may have discovered a secret about Alejendro and Mollys mom that could forever change the history of hip-hop as we know it.
Two fresh DJs spin the story in this coming-of-age story about love, loss, and learning who your family is, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz.
Alejandro Arroyo: Ruben Oriol-Rivera
Molly Arroyo: Jezabel Oilivares
Trip Goldstein: Bardo Gonzalez
Nelson Cardenal: Ike Torres
Officer Derek: Rhett Richardson
Lelly Santiago: Devin Valdez
Adam Freas, Mike Brim, Jonathan Reyes (Low End Theory Collaborative)
Manuel Jose Pickett, Artistic Director of Teatro Espejo
Teatro Espejo is Sacramentos Longest-Running Latino Theatre Company.
This play is in English.
— «A personal, charming, clever play with a hip-hop bentthis work demonstrates a genuinely honest voice, an energetic, playful theatricalitysolid storytelling rooted in character.» Variety.
«Sometimes you can believe the hypethe play blends streetwise exuberance with deep melancholy undercurrents.» Time Out NY
«A geeky brilliance and an unexpected wave of rousing feminism lives at the heart of WELCOME TO ARROYO'San urban comedy that dares to place women at the birth of modern-day hip-hop.» NewcityStage.com.
«In WELCOME TO ARROYO'S the playwright creates a space for all audiences, young or old, of any color, to kick back and play.» LA Times.