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Overlooked Latinas

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019


Featured as a "Rising Star" performance (One Night Only!) And is included in the National Queer Arts Festival brochure 2019 

 
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Visit The Marsh Theater website for more information on Overlooked Latinas!

 

June 5th, 2019

TIME
Doors open 7:00pm, Show Starts 7:30pm

LOCATION
The Marsh San Francisco
1062 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tickets: $15.00

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Overlooked Latinas was made possible by Zellerbach Family Foundation grant, Theatre Bay Area CA$H Performs grant, Crowd Funding Donors, West Coast premiere at Brava Theater, and all of our friends, families, and communities.

 

The Story

It’s 2021 and with liberal politics again on the upswing, Angel and Carla have received a diversity grant to put on a dramatic TV pilot entitled OVERLOOKED LATINAS. As they struggle to realize their vision, they bring on stars, get embroiled in lesbian love-triangles, and fight with their executive producer, landing in the world of slapstick comedy.

Credits

written & performed by TINA D'ELIA
directed by MARY GUZMÁN
dramaturgy & solo performance coaching by DAVID FORD
stage manager MEJA TYEHIMBA

If Lily Tomlin and Hunter Thompson had a love child, and she was raised Latina and queer, you’d have someone a lot like Tina D’Elia. Her imagination is unbridled and her characters are flawless!
— David Ford, Master of Solo Performance/Award winning Playwright/Director
Writer-performer Tina D’Elia’s, solo comedy spins a queer and ethnically rich world - D’Elia, proves a sharp and engaging performer, her characters tending to be both endearing and amusingly full-bodied.
— Robert Avila, San Francisco Bay Guardian
Tina D’Elia’s newest one-woman show celebrates queer culture, friendship and Latinx history. It also defies all theater going expectations of what makes a quality experience.
— Annie Berman, Mission Local Newspaper