MFA Spring Spotlight: Javier Hurtado
Culver Center of the Arts
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 6pm
6 PM - 6:30 PM
Written by Javier L. Hurtado
Directed by Melanie Claire Queponds
Nancy: Kara Grimes
Lindsay: Aniella Fields
Alma: Kris Moisa
Carmen: Gabriela Bobadilla Huerta
John: Abraham Torres
Marcus: Edgar Ortuño
Kyle: Nathali Samano
Stage Directions: Numa Juarez?
A young couple is hosting a housewarming party that takes a turn for the worst in this dark comedy. Alma and Carmen thought it would be nice to get to know their neighbors but when one of the neighbor kids brings a baby chupacabra to the party bad things happen.
7 PM - 8:30 PM
Written and Directed by Javier Hurtado
featuring: Marissa Herrera as Elena Alverez
Edgar Ortuño as Osvaldo Alvarez:
Javier Romero as Rogelio Obrero
Martin Huerta as Alberto Obrero
Joshua Goldstein as Father William
Set in the inlet shores of northern California on the verge of the first storm, after many years of drought, El Niño is a contemporary adaptation of Ibsen's Ghosts. The sins of the father are slowly revealed to a son left to reconcile them before the rain washes him away.
Support has been provided by UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) and the City of Riverside.