UrbanTheater to Produce Midwest Premiere of Julia De Burgos: Child of Water
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2014
Press Contact: Ivan Vega
URBANTHEATER TO PRODUCE MIDWEST PREMIERE OF JULIA DE BURGOS: CHILD OF WATER, FOLLOWING CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF RENOWNED POET
Obie Award-winning Latina playwright, Carmen Rivera. traces the tumultuous life of Puerto Rican poet and activist Julia de Burgos. Opens November 7, 2014.
“JULIA DE BURGOS: CHILD OF WATER”
Playwright: Carmen Rivera
Director: Juan Castañeda*
Assistant Director: Mike Cherry*
- Guadalís Del Carmen (Julia De Burgos)
- Tamika Lechee’ Morales (Woman)
- Christian Castro (Juan Isidro Jimenez Grullon)
- Nydia Castillo (Julia’s Mother/Boss/and Female Stranger with Books)
- J.J. Romero (Pablo Neruda/Publisher)
- Ivan Vega (Juan Bosch/Super)*
- Noe Jara (Tito Arroyo/Grullon’s Friend)
*UTC Ensemble Member
"Devil Land": Get To Know Our Crew - Antonia Arcely (Understudy for Beatriz)
(Photo: Antonia and her grandmother)
1. What made you want to pursue a career in live theater?
The energy I feel from live audience is exhilarating. It’s something I want to feel over and over.
"Devil Land": Get To Know Our Crew - Tony Bruno (Sound Design)