Mojada
Jul 12Aug 11, 2013
By Luis Alfaro

Director

Chay Yew

Playwright

Luis Alfaro

Cast

Sandra Delgado: Medea
Charin Alvarez: Josephina
Sandra Marquez: Armida
Juan Francisco Villa: Jason
Socorro Santiago: Tita
Ricky Reyes and Dylan Lainez: Acan

Summary

Mojada is a re-imagination of Euripides’ Medea transported to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. With her husband Jason and companion Tita in tow, Medea crosses into the United States illegally to escape a past filled with betrayal. Once here, she is caught in a struggle to adapt to the new country and to keep her family from breaking apart. Alfaro’s stunning modern take on the Greek myth tackles American immigration, family, tradition, mysticism and the explosive moment when they all collide.

Production Team

Chay Yew: Director
Yu Shibigaki: Set Designer
Heather Gilbert: Lighting Designer
David Hyman: Costume Designer
Mikhail Fiksel: Sound Designer
Liviu Pasare: Projection Designer
Ryan Bourque: Fight Choreographer and Movement
Jesse Gaffney: Props
Tina M. Jach: Stage Manager

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