Latina Troupe Teatro Luna Performs Two Shows in Phoenix This Week

Latina Troupe Teatro Luna Performs Two Shows in Phoenix This Week
Amanda de la Guardia

Phoenix is in for something of a lunar landing.

This week, Chicago-based pan-Latina theater troupe Teatro Luna will deliver a double dose of culturally driven performances, presented by Performance in the Borderlands, that explore Latina sexuality through two plays.

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"It's very important to have them here, I think, during this very political time," says Performance in the Borderlands producing director Mary Stephens of Teatro Luna, the oldest all-Latina theater group in the United States.  

Latina Troupe Teatro Luna Performs Two Shows in Phoenix This Week
Photo Credit: Alex Meda, edited by Amanda de la Guardia

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Generation Sex (Oh!) will be performed tonight at Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center. Stephens says that it deals with more adult-oriented themes and is appropriate for those ages 16 and older. Touching on how technology impacts sex lives in 2013, the show still is in development stages and performed as a workshop, meaning the audience is asked to provide feedback once it's over.

On Thursday, July 18, Luna Unlaced comes to A.E. England Gallery. "They're going to be talking about the many different representations of Latina women," Stephens says. With such elements as monologues, improv, music, and poetry, the show assembles excerpts from its members' original works.

See Generation Sex (Oh!) tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. at ALAC for $5. Luna Unlaced starts at 7:30 p.m. at the A.E. England Building on Thursday, July 18. Admission is $15. Both plays are presented bilingually in English and Spanish. For more information, see the event's Facebook page.

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147 E. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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