La Colectiva Chorizo y Maguey present with Company of Angels
The World Premiere of

blu
by Virginia Grise
Directed by Laurie Carlos

Set in Barrio, USA, Virginia Grise's blu traces the explosive after-effects of prison and hunger, desire and war. Told in a heightened poetic language of street talk, the play follows a queer Chicana/o family as they try to envision an earth and sky without police and their helicopters. Soledad and her woman Hailstorm raise Blu, Gemini and Lunatico while their father Eme serves a three-strike sentence. Blu seeks a better way, Hailstorm fights for beauty amidst all the hurt and ugly, Eme yearns for his lost love and fam, Lunatico is true to tradition and Gemini dreams dreams for everyone while Soledad tries to hold it all together without having her bruised heart touched or broken, one more time. blu is a tattooed offering to Los Angeles audiences, the gods and the ancestors that might be listening.

Featuring:
Diana DeLaCruz*
Romi Dias*
Luis Galindo*
Phillip Garcia
Alexandra Jimenez
Xavi Moreno
*Member of Actors' Equity Association

Produced by Ricardo A. Bracho & Xavi Moreno
Scenic Design: Rafa Esparza
Sound Design: Ivan Robles
Lighting Design: Jose Lopez
Stage & Production Manager: Lupe Lucero
Assistant Stage Manager: Irlanda Pulido
"blu" artwork by: Ana Salinas
Graphic Design & Typography: Xavi Moreno

Thursday, October 13 at 8pm / Preview
Friday, October 14 at 8pm / Opening Night****
Saturday, October 15 at 8pm
Sunday, October 16 at 7pm****
Thursday, October 20 at 8pm
Friday, October 21 at 8pm
Saturday, October 22 at 8pm
Sunday, October 23 at 7pm
Thursday, October 27 at 8pm
Friday, October 28 at 8pm
Saturday, October 29 at 8pm
Sunday, October 30 at 7pm
Thursday, November 3 at 8pm****
Friday, November 4 at 8pm
Saturday, November 5 at 8pm
Sunday, November 6 at 7pm
Friday, November 11 at 8pm
Saturday, November 12 at 8pm
Sunday, November 13 at 7pm

Tickets:
Opening Night $25
Previews $10
General $20
Seniors $15
Students $12

Purchase your tickets at companyofangels.org

Group Discounts available
Contact: Xavi Moreno: xmoreno@companyofangels.org

Company of Angels at The Alexandria
501 S.Spring St., 3rd Floor.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA90013
213.489.3703 • info@companyofangels.org
WWW.COMPANYOFANGELS.ORG

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