Luis Alfaro's Electricidad Vecinos Nights

LatinoLA sponsors two special nights of theatre, April 8 & 10

Published on LatinoLA: April 2, 2005

Luis Alfaro's Electricidad Vecinos Nights

Set in a barrio on an urban Eastside, Sophocles? 2,500 year-old tale is transformed into a vibrant, vital and thoroughly unforgettable myth for the modern age. ?Electricidad? by Luis Alfaro, and directed by Lisa Peterson, has its West Coast Premiere on April 7.

"Electricidad" is a contemporary look at the power and consequences of revenge, and the damage it causes to a family and a community. The story is dominated by a daughter, who is mourning the loss of her murdered father, the former leader of the South Side Locos. Driven by all-consuming passions of love and loyalty, hate and vengeance, Electricidad and her exiled brother, Orestes, begin to believe that their father?s death must be avenged; the murderer must be punished, not by the courts but rather by the swift retaliation of barrio justice.

Two special Vecinos Nights will take place on Friday, April 8 at 8 pm and Sunday, April 10 at 7 pm. Vecinos Nights includes: Good seating' Private Post Show Reception where you will: Meet Luis Alfaro and the cast; Enjoy Food, Dessert and Drinks; and Participate in a discussion moderated by special guest Mary Louise Hart, programing ancient drama at the Outdoor Theater, Getty Villa in Malibu.

ORDER YOUR TICKETS BY PHONE NOW! CALL C. Raul Espinoza (213) 972-7513 or
Fax the order forms available at one of the following links:
Friday, April 8, 2005: http://taperahmanson.com/download/Electricidad%204_08.pdf
Sunday, April 10, 2005: http://taperahmanson.com/download/Electricidad%204_10.pdf

*** Tickets for this Neighborhood Night are only available through Wednesday April 6th. To exchange currently held tickets, RSVP to C. Raul Espinoza at (213) 972-7513 by Wedensday, April 6, 2005.

REGULAR TIMES: Previews Begin March 27, 2005; Opens April 7; Through May 15.
Sun., Mar. 27 through Wed., Apr. 6 at 8 p.m.; matinee Sat., Apr. 2 at 2:30 p.m. No performance on Mondays.
Opens Thursday, April 7 at 8 p.m.
Regular Performances:
Tues. through Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sun. at 7:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun. matinees at 2:30 p.m. No performances on Mondays.

Exceptions: Added matinee on Wed., May 11 at 2:30 p.m.; No 8 p.m. performances Tues., Apr. 19 through Fri., Apr. 22 (student matinees only) and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Sun., May 15.

TICKET INFO: Ticket Prices:
Previews ? $30-$35
Regular Performances ? $34 -$52 ($34-$42 for Tues., Wed., Thurs. and Sun. Eves. and Wed. Mat., May 11; $42-$52 for Fri. and Sat. Eves. and Sat. and Sun. Mats.)
Seniors: Half-price with Medicare card on day of performance only. One ticket per ID. No discount on Saturday evenings. Cash only.

Public Rush: $12 discount tickets purchased two hours prior to curtain (at the box office with cash only). Limit of two tickets per person. Section B only. Subject to availability. Not available Saturday evenings, Sunday matinees or final week.
Tickets available through the Center Theatre Group box office or by calling CTG Audience Services at (213) 628-2772 or on-line at www.MarkTaperForum.org.
Groups (213) 972-7231. Deaf community: information and charge,
TDD (213) 680-4017.

LOCATION: MARK TAPER FORUM at the Music Center / 135 N. Grand Avenue
in Downtown L.A.

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