La Lucha Arts presents: La Paloma Prisoner is programmed as part of the Next Door series with New York Theatre Workshop for a full theatrical run from April 19th – May 9th, 2020, directed by Estefania Fadul. NYTW- Next Door tickets
La Paloma Prisoner Project: La Paloma Prisoner is a theatre project by Raquel Almaƶán about the reclamation of identity by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women in the prison system. Developed from her longstanding work with incarcerated and impacted communities, the play will have its World Premiere at Next Door @ New York Theatre Workshop in spring 2020, alongside a series of initiatives aimed at raising awareness and inciting action towards the end of global mass incarceration. The project includes programs designed to uplift the voices and narratives of current and formerly incarcerated women-identified folx of color through workshops in prisons, conversation circles, advocacy and panel discussions leading up to the production’s scheduled run at NYTW in April.
SEPTEMBER 26th, 27th 2019 – LA NEGRA: A theatrical installation / An event to Honor your Dead. Sept 26th, 27th @ 7pm. Presented by La Lucha Arts and Bric Arts- 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NYC. TICKETS: HERE
A Multi-disciplinary play: 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 possible peace for Mexico.
Produced by Elisabeth Ng and Raquel Almazan’s La Lucha Arts.
Directed by Mei Ann Teo.
Cast: Raquel Almazan, Bobby Plasencia, Dana Watkins, Nicolle Marquez, Yadira De La Riva and Zuleyma Guevara
Set Design – Benjamin Rojas
Lighting Design – Daisy Long
Sound Design – Jorge Olivo
Projection Design – Izmir Ickbal
JUNE 2019 – June 13, 14th. Cross//Roads: Reframing the Immigrant Narrative (work in progress), a theatrical bilingual (English and Spanish) project that explores the Latinx immigrant experience. Almazan wrote and devised this collaboration with an ensemble of six Latinx immigrant actors, produced by La Micro Theatrre @ La Tea Theatre in NYC.