Monday, March 01, 2010
This dramatized reading, which will be presented in Spanish, is based on the life of Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, who played a pivotal role by warning Father Miguel Hidalgo that the Spaniards had learned of the independence conspiracy.
Father Hidalgo then gave the Cry of Freedom, celebrated to this day as, "El Grito de Independencia", and the war began in 1810.
SENORA INDEPENDENCIA is authored by Gilda Salinas. Co-directors are: Maria Muro from Mexico, and Patricia Carlos from Chicago. Local actors include: Lauro Lopez, Roma Diaz, and Alfonso Seiva. Scenography by Esperanza Gama.
Carlos Theatre Productions, under the direction of Patricia Carlos, has brought theater from Mexico for many years featuring the finest actors from Mexico.
Tickets: $15 available at the door. Information: 312-491-9792
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 7:30pm
The National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St, Chicago, IL