Lágrimas Crueles/Cruel Tears by Blue Bridge Repertory and Puente Theatre April 29-May 11,2014. A review.

Lágrimas Crueles/Cruel Tears by Blue Bridge Repertory and Puente Theatre April 29-May 11,2014. A review. In their most ambitious undertaking to date, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre, in collaboration with Puente Theatre, incorporates the elements of Ken Mitchell’s original musical Cruel Tears and re-casts it on the Texas side of the Texas Mexico border. Cruel Tears was originally staged in 1975 by Brian Richmond (Blue Bridge Theatre’s current … [Read more...]

Lágrimas Crueles at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre. Interview with music director Tim Williams.

Lágrimas Crueles at Blue Bridge Theatre. Interview with music director Tim Williams. Tim Williams, the music director for the upcoming Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre production of Lágrimas Crueles/Cruel Tears grew up in California exposed to Mexican American culture—it made him the perfect choice for this adaptation (by Mercedes Bátiz-Benét of Puente Theatre) of Ken Mitchell’s 1974 Canadian classic—Cruel Tears. Williams admits to being … [Read more...]

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre announces Cast and Creative for Làgrimas Crueles Cruel Tears

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre announces cast and creative for Làgrimas Crueles Cruel Tears (media release).   From Elizabethan England to our own times, the story of Othello has fascinated generations of playwrights over several centuries and in several countries. The newest playwright to adapt this classic story of racial and gender tension will be Puente Theatre's Artistic Director Mercedes Bátiz-Benét in a musical she is titling … [Read more...]