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(Un)Documents by Jesus I. Valles

(Un)Documents by Jesus I. Valles Directed by Rudy Ramirez February 6th-16th, 2020 Teatro Vivo is proud to present the award winning production of (Un)Documents by Jesus I. Valles at the Mexican American Cultural Center this February! Comprised of poems, journal…

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2020 Austin Latinx New Play Festival

AUSTIN, Texas – Teatro Vivo is pleased to announce the 2020 Austin Latinx New Play Festival presented in collaboration with ScriptWorks, to run May 14 to May 16, 2020. My Mother the Sun  by Massi Monfiletto Massi’s a playwright and…

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La Pastorela

Diablos, angelitos, y pastores – valgame! It must be December! Teatro Vivo is proud to present La Pastorela 2019, adapted and directed by Teatro Vivo founder Rupert Reyes. A tradition since the 16th century, La Pastorela is an annual Yuletide…

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Aftershock/La Replica

Aftershock/La Replica Directed by Karen Alvarado November 14th-24th, 2019 AFTERSHOCK/LA RÉPLICA is a world premiere stage-play that explores new dimensions of Latinx military service. The Latinx soldiers and citizens in this play expect military service to reinforce their identity and…

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Más Cara & the Futurx Festival

MÁS CARA NOVEMBER 1-16, 2019 8PM Presented by The VORTEX and Teatro Vivo In her new bilingual play, Krysta Gonzales brings together archetypes of Latina womanhood to dance, bicker, share chisme, heal old wounds, and insist that being “too much”…

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Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet

Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet by Maria Rocha and Roxanne Schroeder-Arce with music by Héctor Martínez-Morales Directed by Rudy Ramirez October 3-12, 2019 Thirteen-year old María is having trouble in school, so her Mom sends her to stay with…

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Teatro Vivo’s La Pastorela Opening Night

On December 3, Teatro Vivo had their opening night for “La Pastorela,” a biblical comedy at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Andie Flores, first-year actress at Teatro Vivo playing San Miguel, was a little nervous for opening…

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Una Entrevista Sobre La Pastorela

I got the chance to pick the brains of Teatro Vivo Executive Director JoAnn Carreon Reyes and Luzbel actor Jesus I. Valles-Morales about their upcoming play La Pastorela, where they gave their insights and opinions about the play. La Pastorela…

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Teatro Vivo’s La Pastorela: A Background of the Play

Teatro Vivo will be performing the Mexican Christmas story La Pastorela for their Christmas show this year. Pastorela is a Mexican Christmas story from the shepherd’s perspective. Although the plot of the story revolves around religion, the story is filled…

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Austin Latino New Play Festival 2015: A Look Back at Basilica or The One With the Roosters

On May 14th, Basilica premiered to a packed house at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin, Texas. Written by Andrew Valdez, a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Basilica focuses on one family’s version…

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