Written and Directed by Juliette Carrillo
March 10 – 18, 2018
Robert Cohen Theatre
In 1963, Concha comes to Salinas, California looking for work to support her family in Mexico. Since women are not hired in the fields, she cuts her hair and dresses like a man to get work. In 1980, her abandoned daughter, Perla, follows her mother’s footsteps north for fieldwork. Perla’s daughter, Aurora, pulls her family out of the fields through education, but Perla does not understand her daughter’s ambition. Aurora turns to her ancestor, Concha, for support.
Evenings: Mar. 10, 15, 16, 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Evening: Mar. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Mar. 11*, 17, 18 at 2:00 p.m.
*Ticketholders: Please join us for a post-performance TalkBack with the creative team and cast.
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $11
May not be suitable for all audiences: mature content; loud noises.
UCI DRAMA 2017-18 SEASON
The Business of Politics/The Politics of Business
Money talks. In an age when politicians are carefully-crafted public figures bought and paid for by lobbyists, Super PACs, corporate dollars and—potentially—a foreign government, a failed reality-TV star holds the office of the most powerful leader in the free world. Unsupported promises are more powerful than provable facts, and the interests of the ruling class are carried on the backs of the voiceless many… this is the era of the business of politics/the politics of business: where dirty deals are done daily.