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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Miss America, a Mexicanito Fairy’s Tale

Posted on Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-06-17

Esperanza Center hosts a world premiere of its much anticipated theatrical production Miss America, A Mexicanito Fairy’s Tale, written by local playwright Jesús Alonzo. It’s the story of young Chuy, a son of working-class immigrants, who loves Vicki Carr, telenovelas, and dreams of winning the Miss America Pageant. June 20 is Gala Night, with a reception and drag show. (See the Current story, page 28) $35, 8pm, Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, 922 San Pedro, (210) 228-0201, esperanzacenter.org.

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