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Calendar, Night&Day It’s a Long Way

It’s a Long Way

La Semilla Caminante/The Traveling Seed, a storytelling performance about traveling, highlights immigrant and indigenous women arriving in and living on the West Coast. It uses indigenous myth bolstered by videos and audio recordings gathered by artist-activists Cherríe Moraga, Celia Herrera-Rodriguez,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Tony Kushner Is Only a Drop in the Bucket

Tony Kushner Is Only a Drop in the Bucket

Being a queer playwright in a lot of times and places has meant compromise: veiling your gay content, (What are you talking about? It’s just a couple of guys layin’ around the barracks together with their shirts off!) making it…
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Calendar, Night&Day Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Diem Jones has no qualms about seizing the day. In fact, carpe diem is his underlying philosophical tenet, the principle by which this creative chameleon lives. Defying the "jack of all trades, master of none" stereotype, Jones has conquered more…
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Strike Out

From its haunting and provocative beginning to the apocalyptic earthquake at the end, Cherrie Moraga's Watsonville: Some Place Not Here challenges, taunts, inspires, and ultimately frustrates. As the inaugural production for the new Brava Theater Center, the play has a…
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Aisle Seat

If I Had a Hammer "I think we're going to have a backlash to the Republican backlash against the arts," says Ellen Gavin, Brava! for Women in the Arts' artistic executive director. "We'll have a renaissance. People have gone to…
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Aisle Seat

Cherrie Moraga's latest play, Watsonville, which opens May 25 at Brava Theater Center, is about, among other things, a cannery strike that lasted two years and was organized primarily by Mexican immigrant women. Moraga is a Chicana playwright with a…
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