One Hot Texican Summer (or the summer I found out I was Mexican)

Written & Performed by Alvaro Saar Rios

Directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios

4 Performances!!!

Thursday, May 12 @ 8pm

Friday, May 13  @ 8pm

Saturday, May 14  @ 8pm

***JUST ADDED**** 4pm Matinee on Saturday, May 14

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI

Set in the past as well as the present, One Hot Texican Summer follows a young boy as he experiences a summer of unforgettable memories. Along with his scheming big brother, they discover sweltering days full of kings and queens, jalapeno milkshakes, watermelon seeds, racial identity, a devastating hurricane  and lots and lots of ranchera music!

For general audiences.

Admission: $15  (advanced tickets are already onsale!)

Performed in English with some Spanglish.

About the Author:

Alvaro Saar Rios is a writer & a performer who currently teaches at UW-Milwaukee.  He holds an MFA in Writing for the Stage & Screen from Northwestern University and is the co-founder of The Royal Mexican Players.  Mr. Rios is the author of various plays, such as The Crazy Mexican Show, A Trip Through the Mind of a ‘Crazy’ Mexican, and Welcome to Milwaukee/Bienvenidos a Milwaukee.  His work has been performed in New York City, Hawaii, California, Chicago, Milwaukee, and all over Texas!

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