American Triage, part of the Borders and Their Shadows Festival
Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m.*
Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
By Latinx Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta
Teens Lalo and Fatima struggle to keep their family and faith intact when their parents are deported after immigration raids sweep through their city. But when Lalo turns to his guardian angel for help, he sets into motion events that threaten to further fracture his family.
* Pre-show Forum on 9/19, 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., followed by reception in Gonda lobby; Post-Show Talk with Playwright & Director
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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
September 19-22: Festival Weekend | Forums and Play Readings
September 26-28: Play Readings Only
Georgetown University Theater & Performance Studies Program
Borders and Their Shadows:
A Festival of Plays on International Themes
Curated by Prof. Christine Evans
This Festival features free concert readings of new plays by women writing across borders, offering imaginative entry points to the cascading human and social consequences of forced migration. Readings feature guest artists from five countries, students, faculty, and alumni.
The Festival is generously funded by Georgetown College, Georgetown's Global Humanities Initiative, and the Swedish Embassy, with co-sponsorship by the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics and the Finnish Cultural Foundation.
Friday, September 27 at 8:00pm
Davis Performing Arts Center, Devine Studio Theatre
37th and O St., N.W., Washington
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