Theatre This Week: December 28 – January 3

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Fronteras Americanas

December 27 - January 3

Fuelled by equal parts outrage, intelligence and wit, Fronteras Americanas re-creates one person’s struggle to construct a home between two cultures, while exploding the images and constructs built up around Latinos and Latin America. This one-person play works through bold juxtapositions and satiric reference points: Simón Bolívar and Speedy Gonzales; Columbus and Fodor’s travel guides; Ricky Ricardo and the Latin Lover; ‘La Bamba’ and Placido Domingo; Carlos Fuentes and American made-for-TV drug-wars movies. Verdecchia twirls stereotypes and clichés, offers comparative histories, examines myths and mysticism, and provides lessons in language and dancing.

Presented by Tarragon Theatre in association with PlayME Podcast‘s Laura Mullin and Chris Tolley, as a part of Tarragon Acoustic. For tickets and more information, click here.

A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play

December 21 - January 3

Metro Theatre is thrilled to present A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play as our Holiday show for this season. After 35 years of continuous performances, our Annual Traditional Christmas Pantomime has been cancelled due to COVID-19. In its stead , Metro Theatre is pleased to pivot by presenting – A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play an original work by writer Erik Gow (Based on the Charles Dickens novel). The play is directed by Chris Adams.

Presented by Metro Theatre. For tickets and more information, click here.

The Twelve Dates of Christmas

Available until January 3

Just a month after seeing her fiancé kiss another woman on national TV, Mary is ready to re-enter the dating world. Going on dates that range from comical to bad to comically bad, Mary grows increasingly pessimistic—until she meets someone who changes her outlook on life. This charming one-woman play puts a Sex and the City spin on the holiday season.

Presented by Arts Club. For tickets and more information, click here.

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