Wyoming Arts Council

Playwright Migdalia Cruz visits UW

From a UW press release:

Migdalia Cruz, a director, playwright, poet, teacher and actress, will visit the University of Wyoming in Laramie Oct. 18-19.

Cruz will host a lunchtime discussion Thursday, Oct. 18, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC), Room 103 of the Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public.

On Oct. 19, Cruz will attend a performance of her play “Telling Tales” by the Riot Act Company from Jackson. The free show will start at 4:15 p.m. in Crane Studio in the UW Fine Arts Building. Cruz will then attend the 7:30 p.m. performance of her play “FUR,” directed by UW student Anna Brownsted, in the Fine Arts Center Studio Theater. Following the play will be a discussion with Cruz, the actors, designers and the director.

“FUR” is a re-imagining “Beauty and the Beast” set in a pet shop in the California desert. The play runs Oct. 16-20. The cost is $5 for students and $10 for the public. For tickets call the Fine Arts Box Office (307) 766-6666 or visit the UW web site.

The UW theater department, Chicano Studies Program and Multicultural Affairs host her visit.

For more information about her MRC visit call Prince Amattoe, project coordinator, at (307) 766-6463. For information about her remaining schedule, e-mail Cecelia Aragon at ccaragon@uwyo.edu.

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