A theatrical installation / An event to Honor your Dead. : Presented by BRIC Arts and Raquel Almazan’s La Lucha Arts. Part of the BRIC Arts Residency.
As the Day of the Dead approaches, Drug Cartel Queen LA NEGRA takes a ritualistic journey from child prostitute to Patron Saint of Mexican outcasts- Santa Muerte. Siete, her top drug pusher lover, a Gringo tourist painter, and hundreds of street children inhabit her world towards light and peace. The citizens of Tijuana, police officers and skull figures of the night force her to face her relentless darkness. These light and dark symbolic forces within her battle for the future of Mexico itself.
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Written by Raquel Almazan
Directed by Mei Ann Teo
Art Installation by Benjamin Rojas
Lighting Design – Daisy Long
Sound Design – Drew Weinstein
Projection Design – Izmir Ickbal
Cast: Raquel Almazan, Bobby Plasencia, Dana Watkins, Yadira De La Riva, Nicolle Marquez and Alica Ceron.
Photography Bobby Krown and Bobby Plasencia.
BRIC Arts September 2019
More about La Negra: HERE