631 W. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

This solo tour de force tells an astonishing tale centered on three towering figures in the life of protean performer Marissa Chibas: her father, Raul Chibas, who cowrote the manifesto for the Cuban revolution with Fidel Castro; her uncle, Eddy Chibas, who was the frontrunner for the Cuban presidency in 1951 before committing suicide during a live radio broadcast; and her mother, Dalia Chibas, Miss Cuba runner-up in 1959. Zigzagging through her own stories and key episodes in the history of her illustrious family, Chibas gives an impassioned, live-wire performance that is propelled by her near-death experience in the Venezuelan Amazonia. An angel of death and an angel of life serve as guides on this journey. Directed by Mira Kingsley.

Official Website: http://redcat.org/season/0607/the/chibas.php

Added by calartsredcat on January 3, 2007

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