UndocuMonologues with Arturo O’Farrill

              Publicist, Producing Director: Rita Valente-Quinn

720-432-2004info@motustheater.org

http://www.motustheater.org

Motus Theater and the Newman Center present a special podcast launch performance of

UndocuMonologues with Arturo O’Farrill

Stories from the frontline of U.S. immigration policy.

Denver, CO, 07/24/2019  - On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 7:30pm,  Motus Theater and The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts present the special performance UndocuMonologues with Arturo O’Farrill. This unique performance marks the Denver launch of Motus Theater’s national podcast Shoebox Stories: UndocuAmerica Series.

In UndocuMonologues with Arturo O’Farrill, audience members will have the exclusive opportunity to sit on the stage of the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall with two-time Grammy award-winning Afro-Jazz musician Arturo O’Farrill, who will improvise musical responses to 5 autobiographical monologues by undocumented leaders on the frontlines of U.S. immigration debate. These autobiographical monologues, courageously represent the pain, struggles, and resilience experienced by so many undocumented Americans. 

Newman Center for the Performing Arts

2344 E. Iliff Ave. Denver, CO 80208.

Tickets $15: http://www.newmancenterpresents.com/

Arturo O’Farrill and the five performers presenting at UndocuMonologues with Arturo O’Farrill will  be featured on the Motus Theater’s podcast, Shoebox Stories: UndocuAmerica Series. A second podcast launch event will also be celebrated in Los Angeles, California.

Shoebox Stories: UndocuAmerica series is a unique “story-holding” project, where we ask promienet Americans to stand in the shoes of an undocumented person by reading aloud their autobiographical story, saying their words and holding, for a moment, the weight they carry. Hear  Jorge Ramos, Gloria Steinem, Nicholas Kristof, Maria Hinojosa, Police Chief Art Acevedo and others read powerful stories from the front lines of immigration policy. Grammy award-winning musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma, Arturo O'Farrill and others perform musical responses. Listen to the trailer of Shoebox Stories: UndocuAmerica Series at https://www.shoeboxstories.org/

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If you would like more information please contact Rita Valente-Quinn at rita@motustheater.org or 720-432-2004.


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