Living Out by Lisa Loomer @ Calvin Presbyterian Church, Portland [from 4 to 20 May]

Living Out by Lisa Loomer

4 - 20
19:30 - 16:30

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Calvin Presbyterian Church
10445 SW Canterbury Ln, Tigard, Oregon 97224
Mask & Mirror Community Theatre is proud to present the final MainStage show, and fourth production overall, of their 2017-2018 season.
By Lisa Loomer
Directed By Linda Morris Talluto
Ana Hernandez: Eleanor Amoros
Nancy Robin: Yelena King
Zoila Tezo: Naiya Amilcar
Sandra Zavala: Laila Mottaghi
Wallace Breyer: Lydia Ellis-Curry…
Linda Billings Farzam: Aurea Taylor
Bobby Hernandez: David Cabassa
Richard Robin: Jordan Fugitt
LIVING OUT tells the story of the complicated relationship between a Salvadoran nanny and the Anglo lawyer she works for. Both women are smart, hard-working mothers. Both want better lives for their children. The play explores what is the shared humanity between them, and what are the differences wrought by race, class and Ana's illegal status.
Through Ana, we understand what it means to leave a child in another country to come here, and the potential cost of sacrificing one's own child in order to care for someone else's.
Through Nancy, we understand the pressure on women today to «do it all» and the cost of making that choice. The play also looks at the prejudices and misconceptions between Anglos and Latinos. How do we make someone «the other»? What is the cost of doing so? The play is both outrageously funny and ultimately tragic.
«A stellar new play.» — The New Yorker
«Both generous and merciless, equally enjoyable and disturbing.» — NY Newsday
«A bitingly funny new comedy. The plight of working mothers is explored from two pointedly contrasting perspectives in this sympathetic, sensitive new play.» — Variety
Friday, May 4th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, May 5th @ 7:30pm
Sunday, May 6th @ 2:30pm
Friday, May 11th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, May 12th @ 7:30pm
Sunday, May 13th @ 2:30pm
Friday, May 18th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, May 19th @ 7:30pm
Sunday, May 20th @ 2:30pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church
10445 SW Canterbury Ln
Tigard, OR 97224
$15 Adults
$12 Seniors (55+), Students, Active Military, and dues-paying members of Mask & Mirror
$10 Groups of 10+
$7 Children 10 and under
«A splendid and thought-provoking slice of life. LIVING OUT manages to achieve in this production a specifically theatrical energy.» — NY Post
«Extraordinary. LIVING OUT isn't just engrossing, it's important.» — NY Sun
«Lisa Loomer knows how to make a thousand precisely rendered details add up to a devastatingly big picture.» — Wall Street Journal
For more information, or any questions about this production, please contact us at [email protected]
or call 503-333-1139
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