Luchadora!

September 17, 2021 to @ 07:00 PM - October 31, 2021 @ 02:00 PM
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Location

Adventure Theatre
7300 MacArthur Blvd.,
Glen Echo, 20812, MD , US
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Cost

$20.50

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Phone: 301.634.2270
Ages: All ages

Description

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.