Event: 'Exhibition Performance: Zoot Suit' Print
  Performances
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Exhibition Performance: Zoot Suit

Thursday, January 24, 6:30 pm, Chiego Lecture Hall

 

Written by Luis Valdez, Zoot Suit is a fictionalized version of the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial. When a group of Chicano youths were charged with a murder that they did not commit, the Zoot Suit Riots erupted. Directed by Rodney Garza, San Antonio actors Annele Spector and Nicolas Valdez offer excerpts from the play.

 

Image: Ignacio Gomez, El Pachuco, 2002. Screenprint. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of Harriett and Ricardo Romo.



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