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Luchadora!

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
November 17 at 10am November 17, 18 at 8pm November 19 at 2pm
$20

Imagine the Chinese legend Mulan set in the world of lucha libre – Mexican wrestling. This is Luchadora! The discovery of a wrestling mask prompts Lupita, a Wisconsin grandmother, to share her tale about growing up in 1960s Texas. As Lupita’s tale unfolds, her life as a teen tomboy comes alive – bike riding with friends, working at her father’s flower stand and lucha libre. When a World Championship match is announced, Lupita anticipates seeing it until she discovers her ailing father is one of the wrestlers. With the help of a magical Mask Maker, Lupita secretly trains to take her father’s place. She soon finds it difficult keeping her secret from her friends and, most importantly, her father.
Written by University of Houston alumnus and acclaimed playwright Alvaro Saar Rios.
Directed by Justin Lucero.

Details

Date:
Friday, November 17, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
http://www.uh.edu/kgmca/theatre-and-dance/buy-tickets/2017-2018/index

Venue

UH Wortham
University of Houston United States + Google Map
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