No Roosters In The Desert by Kara Hartzler EMU '94 Faculty/Staff Scholarship Night

Where University Commons, MainStage Theater

Duration 2 hours

We invite you to continue to support the theater scholarship fund this year on October 26th at the 7:30 performance of No Roosters In the Desert. This play is written by Kara Hartzler, a 1994 graduate of EMU, a playwright and immigration rights attorney in Arizona.

The tickets for this performance are available from Gretchen Maust in the Theater Department: , , or X4360. Tickets are available on a pay-what-you-will basis. You can decide what you can afford to donate to this scholarship fund and enjoy the show!

In this riveting play – based on actual interviews by Anna Ochoa O’Leary – four women trek the desert towards the American dream. On their way they push the limits of their physical and emotional endurance, as they establish profound yet fragile connections with each other through the magical storytelling of the youngest of them, an indigenous woman from Chiapas. Directed by EMU theater prof. Heidi Winters Vogel.

Performance Dates:
Friday, October 12, 2012 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 13, 2012 – 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 14, 2012 – 3 p.m.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 26, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 27, 2012 – 7:30 p.m.

Cast:
Rose Jantzi as Marcela
Amanda Chandler as Guadalupe
Makayla Baker as Alejandra
Morgan Porter as Luisa
Joo-Ah Lee, Chris Parks and Meggan Garcia-Sheridan – Movement Chorus

Intended Audience General Public

Tags ALUMNI, THEATER, Intellectual Life, Arts

Contact Information

Name Theater Dept

Phone # 540.432.4360

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