Light in Darkness: ¡Viva La Causa!

Light in Darkness: ¡Viva La Causa!

Teatro retrospective keeps the spirit alive in troubled political times BY ROSEANN HERNANDEZ – AUGUST 31, 2017 Prepare to move and be moved during El Teatro Campesino’s latest production “¡Viva La Causa!” “It is designed to be an immersive experience as the...
A cause for action

A cause for action

El Teatro Campesino takes its audience on a retrospective look in ‘¡Viva La Causa!’ BY JENNY ARBIZU – SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 If walls could talk, El Teatro Campesino’s would speak of the stories and the characters that existed within them. They may even speak of the...
Four Decades Later, ‘Zoot Suit’ Still Fits

Four Decades Later, ‘Zoot Suit’ Still Fits

It’s sobering that Luis Valdez’s stirring Chicano protest musical is freshly relevant, but there’s nothing somber about its vibrant new staging. So it was Zoot Suit time again on Feb. 12, when a revival of this Luis Valdez play opened officially at the Mark Taper...