News: A Trio of Upcoming Performances for "Saudades," a New Play by and about Brazilian Immigrants
Saudades, a new play by and about Brazilian immigrants, will have three NYC performances in the coming weeks: first, a staged reading accompanied by live Brazilian music and cocktails at the Consulate General of Brazil on January 30th, followed by two performances at LPAC's Rough Draft Festival on February 17th and 18th.
on a trip of self-discovery to Brazil, searching for her long-lost mother, Luiza (Julia Burnier). After growing up believing that her Brazilian mother had passed away when she was a child, Laura finally discovers that her mother is alive – living in Brazil after leaving Laura’s father for another man – and decides to go after her. Divided
- Staged Reading (accompanied by Brazilian music and cocktail reception): Jan 30th, 6 pm-9 pm (reading starts at 7 pm) at the Consulate General of Brazil in New York (225 E 41 St., Manhattan). RSVP for a free ticket; donations are encouraged.
- Rough Draft Festival: Feb 17th at 7 pm and Feb 18th at 2pm at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thomson Avenue, Queens). Purchase tickets here.
Written by Fernando Segall
Directed by Marina Zurita
Stage Managed by Ester Vianna
Performed by Ana Moioli, Julia Burnier, Dylan Jernet, Gonçalo Ruivo, and Davon Howard
Music by Gustavo Antoniacomi (cello) and Luca Kevorkian (violin)
Poster design by Marina Zurita and Raul Taunay