Please join us for a FREE Community Performance underwritten by 16th Street’s 100 Club Members at the Historic Chodl Auditorium at Morton East High School in Cicero. Come out on Monday, March 27 at 7pm!
Kita y Fernanda by Tanya Saracho is a look at class, immigration and women’s friendships as it follows the lives of two girls growing up in the same household; one the privileged daughter of a rich Mexican family living in Texas the other Kita the child of an undocumented maid.
Featuring original cast from 16th Street Theater’s Jeff-Nominated 2008 production: Charin Alvarez, Belinda Cervantes, Stephanie Diaz, Suzette Mayobre.
“It’s a rare show and a choice one that merits a second viewing… dynamic actors…few plays explore such intricate subject matter…” — Christopher Shea, Time Out Chicago
Tanya Saracho (16th Street playwright-in-residence 2008) has had four plays produced at 16th Street: Kita y Fernanda (2008), Our Lady of the Underpass (2010), Our Holiday Stories (2011 and 2014) and Enfrascada (2012), She now lives in Los Angeles where she is writer and co-producer for the hit TV shows How to Get Away With Murder and Looking. Her newest play Fade premiered in New York in January.
This event is a part of 16th Street Theater’s 10th Anniversary Pop Up Reading Series.
Thank you to our partners: Esperanza Health Centers, OPEN Center for the Arts and World’s Largest Laundromat.