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La Casita Co-Hosting Feb. 19 Syracuse Stage Play Reception and Community Events
The play tells the story of two women of vastly different backgrounds who meet by chance at a wedding in Cancún when a torrential downpour forces each woman to consider their personal storms and the potential for change. The work is part of the Syracuse University Drama Department presentations at Syracuse Stage.
These events are scheduled:
Thursday, Feb. 16
- A reading of the playwright’s newest work, “El Terremoto,” at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 19
- 1 p.m. – A pre-show discussion about cultural representation and cross-collaboration will be moderated by the play’s director and Associate Artistic Director for Syracuse Stage Melisa Crespo. Participants will include playwright and author of “Espejos: Clean” Christine Quintana; La Casita’s Community Engagement Coordinator Catalina Niño Cordero G’21; and Rita Paniagua, who is a City of Syracuse councilor-at-large and board president of CNY Arts. The event takes place at Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse.
- 2-4 p.m. – Matinee performance, “Espejos: Clean” at Syracuse Stage
- 4-6 p.m. – La Casita Cultural Center co-hosts an after-show reception at its 109 Otisco St., Syracuse, headquarters. Guests are expected to include the play’s director, Melissa Crespo, its playwright, Christine Quintana, and some cast members. The reception is sponsored by the Syracuse University Humanities Center. Admission is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.