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FROM HUMBOLDT PARK TO HOLYOKE – LA GRINGA PROMOTES INTERCOMMUNAL SPACE FOR REFLECTION AND HEALING

Last September 2016, during the Puerto Rican Cultural Center’s 23rd annual Fiesta Boricua Ivan, met Nelson Roman, Ward 2 City Council and others from Holyoke and Springfield, MA. When Nelson visited Humboldt Park, Chicago he had just missed UrbanTheater Company’s (UTC) powerful revival of LOLITA DE LARES by Migdalia Cruz, which was on his radar. Even though […]

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SPECIAL EVENT: WHERE YOU FROM? WHAT YOU BE ABOUT? – THREE NIGHTS ONLY IN CHICAGO (OCT 27- 29)!

UrbanTheater Company (UTC) is pleased to welcome Chicago native, Eric Aviles (writer & performer) in his workshop Midwest Premiere of Where You From? What You Be About?, directed by Eddie Torres. Where You From?  What You Be About? was a common saying growing up in a disenfranchised community in Chicago during the 1980’s. Both the gangs and the police […]

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[World Premiere] Ashes of Light by Marco Antonío Rodriguez

UrbanTheater Company (in association with 1st Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, Destinos) present: ASHES OF LIGHT  A mother’s love knows no boundaries… Over the course of two evenings mother and son, two estranged generations of Dominicans living on the north side of Chicago, attempt to rekindle the love and appreciation for each other and their […]

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