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JUÁREZ: A DOCUMENTARY MYTHOLOGY Theater Mitu November 18–19, 2016 7:30pm Conceived and Directed by Rubén Polendo Created by Theater Mitu from a series of interviews in and around Juárez, Mexico

PERFORMANCE

JUÁREZ A DOCUMENTARY MYTHOLOGY

“The play is all about taking a city that’s become synonymous with death, and reasserting its connection to life.” —The Guardian A gritty performance that delves into economy-driven politics, government corruption, religious fervor, and the familial honor of the city’s past, JUÁREZ: A DOCUMENTARY MYTHOLOGY embodies the possibility of transformation for a once harried region into a bustling laboratory of the future. Drawn by the contradictions, history, and myth of Juárez, Mexico—once called the “Murder Capital of the World”— Theater Mitu uses interview transcripts of the region’s residents to create an emotional map that frames the actors as witnesses to memory. TICKETS $25–$40

JUÁREZ: A Documentary Mythology was made possible with funding by The MAP Fund and New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with touring support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Funded in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

DISCOUNTS & EARLY SEATING FOR CAC MEMBERS

This project is made possible in part by support from the National Performance Network (NPN) Performance Residency Program. For more information: www.npnweb.org.

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