Word for Word presents
Octavio Solis "Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border"
An Off the Page Reading
Monday, March 18, 7 PM
at Z Below
Directed by Sheila Balter with Jim Cave
Off the Page staged readings are the first step in developing a Word for Word production—taking a short story from the page to the stage. Come see the very first steps of our process, and, after the reading, let us know what you think!
SF Chronicle: Best 100 Books of 2018. "In these disarming retablos, [Solis] offers readers an expansive way of regarding the troubled world we live in now." —Seattle Times
Featuring: Carlos Aguirre*, Carla Gallardo, Tim Garcia, Gendell Hernández*, Tessa Koning-Martinez*, Regina Morones, Ryan Tasker*, and Michael Torres*
*member of Actors Equity Association
The reading will include the following chapters from “Retablos: Stories From a Life Lived Along the Border”: THE WAY OVER, EL JUDIO, LA LLORONA, WILD KINGDOM, JEEP IN THE WATER, THE QUINCE, THE SISTER, THE MEXICAN APOLOGY, EL SEGUNDO, NETO, and MY RIGHT FOOT.
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