Theater Location



6766 Mainstreet
Miami Lakes, Florida 33014


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REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

Performing at Main Street Players (Feb 3 - Feb 26)

Runtime: 2 Hours


Synopsis

   THIS VERY FUNNY AND CHARMING PLAY DEALS WITH THE IMMIGRATION  EXPERIENCE IN EAST L.A IN 1987. IT TAKES PLACE IN A TINY SEWING FACTORY IN THE SWELTERING SUMMER,AND CENTERS ON FIVE MEXICAN AMERICAN WOMEN WHO ARE JUST BARELY GETTING BY,EACH HAUNTED BY THEIR IMMIGRATION STATUS.              THE YOUNGEST OF THE FULL-FIGURED WOMEN IS ANA,WHO HAS BIG DREAMS OF GOING TO BECOME A WRITER. SHE IS CONSTANTLY WRITING IN HER JOURNAL WHILE WORKING AT THE FACTORY,DOCUMENTING THE UPS AND DOWNS OF EACH CHARACTER AND REVEALING SOME PAINFUL TRUTHS.                                             WHEN THE PLAY OPENS THE WOMEN ARE WORKING ON A DEADLINE OF GETTING DRESSES WAITING TO BE SOLD.THIS PUTS EXTRA PRESSURE ON ANA'S OLDER SISTER,WHO IS THE OWNER OF THE SHOP.                           THIS PLAY WITH A BIG HEART IS BASED ON THE PLAYWRIGHT'S PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND IS A MICROCOSM OF THE LATINA IMMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE.IT IS A PLAY THAT CELEBRATES WOMEN'S BODIES, THEIR INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE POWER,AND THE BONDING THAT TAKES PLACE WHEN CHALLENGED TO SUCCEED.

Theater Information

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Main Street Players

 

'The Mission of Main Street Players is to provide enrichment and entertainment to our multicultural audience as well as offer a professional outlet for artistic talents in the South Florida theater community. We encourage local adults and children to express their creativity by promoting education and interest in the arts.'

-Mission Statement, Main Street Players

 

Main Street Players vision is to bring bold, innovative, and relevant theater to the South Florida community.

-Vision, Main Street Players


Website
http://www.mainstreetplayers.com
Contact Phone
305 558 3737
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