DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story: Moving Musical About Hall of Famer
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The last date listed for DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story was Sunday May 19, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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Nancy, a lawyer challenged by her demanding personal and professional goals, and Ana, a Salvadoran mother of two and nanny to Nancy's kid, are both working mothers who make difficult choices so they can provide a better life for their children. This funny and touching play explores the relationship between these two women and the differences wrought by race, class and immigration status. This GALA Hispanic Theatre production is presented in English with Spanish subtitles. Learn More
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In light of "42", this is a timely look at Clemente, the first Latin Baseball superstar. Only fitting that he was signed to the Dodgers organization, but after sitting the bench in Montreal, Pittsburgh picked him up where he played his major league career. Play is bilingual with characters moving back and forth between English and Spanish, and incorporates a large video screen for translation as well as showing video clips to provide context for the story line as the stage itself is very sparse. The play starts at ends with his death - first with the wife at his funeral and then again ending with that. In between is the story of his life, the depth is necessarily shallow, but you are able to understand the forces of racism, the learning of english, that shaped the man the many of us old guys loved in our youth.
DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story
A Bilingual Presentation
By Luis Caballero
Directed by Luis Caballero
Musical direction by Didier Prossaird of the Sin Miedo salsa band
Choreography by Luis Salgado