LocationAdventure Theatre 7300 MacArthur Blvd.,
Glen Echo, 20812, MD , US
Adventure Theatre MTC opens its 70th season with award-winning play, “Luchadora!” The play, written by Alvaro Saar Rios, begins as a Wisconsin grandmother, Nana Lupita, regales her granddaughter with the story of her childhood in 1960s Texas prompted by a worn, pink wrestling mask. The play then transports the audience to the past, when young Lupita discovers her father’s secret as a lucha libre wrestler. With the help of a magic mask, she trains to be a luchadora to take her ailing father’s place in a competition. What unfolds is a story of defying gender norms, following one’s dreams, and appreciating the strong ties that bind a family together through the generations.