South Coast Repertory presents an Interview with Octavio Solis and Juliette Carrillo

South Coast Repertory presents

An Interview with Octavio Solis

hosted by UCI Drama professor Juliette Carrillo

Live streaming
Monday, Aug. 31, 2020
5:30 p.m.

Available to watch
Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2020

Join South Coast Repertory (SCR) on Monday, Aug. 31, ​at 5:30 p.m., for their online celebration of the legacy, history and family lineage of food continues. UCI Drama Prof. Juliette Carrillo sits down live with Playwright Octavio Solis. Best known to Orange County audiences for La Posada Mágica, which ran for 15 holiday seasons, Solis' relationship with SCR dates back more than three decades. He lent his talents to the blockbuster animated film Coco and wrote the critically acclaimed novel Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border. Octavio now lives and writes on his working farm in Medford, Ore. In this entertaining interview, Octavio and wife Jeanne Sexton, former legal counsel for GATX Capital, chat with Prof. Carrillo about raising chickens, goats and their venture into making goat cheese.Viewers will have the opportunity to submit questions during the livestream.

South Coast Repertory is teaming up with Second Harvest Food Bank to help those who do not have sufficient access to nutritious food during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more, including how you can help.


You may ​listen to this free ​livestream by reserving one (1) “ticket” per household. (RSVP on the right by "buying" a free ticket.) Please reserve only one place connected with your email address per streaming device you will ​using. Ticket holders will be able to access the reading through a link sent out on ​Monday, ​August ​31. If you cannot watch it live, the link will remain available for viewing through September 6.

Note: Please don’t wait until the last minute to reserve your free spot. ​SCR will not be taking new reservations after 9 a.m.​, August 31, 2020. The Box Office is open Mondays, noon-5 p.m., and Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For SCR assistance, call (714) 708-5555 or email

This event is part of SCR CommUNITY:

SCR CommUNITY is a virtual series of free readings, events, interviews and community-centered stories to engage Southern California with South Coast Repertory and the power of live theatre until we can all gather safely once again.

August 31, 2020 - 5:30pm