For someone born in the U.S. but whose parents hail from Mexico, there is always a disconnect that happens between the present culture and the one before. Sometimes, it is a flimsy synapse, and sometimes the disconnect can be a chasm. — Octavio Solis*
A death in the family, a mother’s anguish. Join playwright Octavio Solis and his cast at REDCAT for the world premiere of SCENE WITH CRANES.
Written by Octavio Solis, directed by Chi-wang Yang
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
September 29, 30, and October 1
All performances at 8:30 pm
631 West 2nd Street, downtown Los Angeles
The Saturday, October 1, performance—which will also stream online—includes a pre-show conversation with Solis and Yang.
*Ed Battistella, “An Interview with Octavio Solis,” Welcome to Literary Ashland, July 24, 2019.
Octavio Solis, Scene with Cranes, directed by Chi-wang Yang, REDCAT, September 29-October 1, 2022, from top: Emilio Garcia-Sanchez and Marissa Chibás; Stacia Marcum (left), Hannah Trujillo, and Angela Rosado; Chibás; Hilario Saavedra; Isaias Alexander Miranda; Tony Sancho and Chibás. Photographs by Gema Galiana, courtesy and © CalArts Center for New Performance.