La Llorona/The Weeping Woman: A Musical Drama
An award-winning musical drama created by composer Héctor Armienta, La Llorona/The Weeping Woman is based on a folk legend renowned throughout México and the American Southwest. Opera Cultura will present three performances of this incredible production at the Mexican Heritage Theater - School of Arts and Culture in San Jose (June 28-30). At its core, La Llorona is a story of revenge, set in México at the turn of the century. With text that is is primarily in English with Spanish interjections, the work transcends language, culture and age. Both Latino and non-Latino audiences, first-time theater goers and those familiar with opera, will be captivated by this powerful and breathtaking musical drama. This production is funded in part by: the California Arts Council, the Office of Cultural Affairs - City of San José, the County of Santa Clara, Castellano Family Foundation, Applied Materials Foundation, Knight Foundation, Fleisshacker Foundation, and Silicon Valley Creates.
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