Yo, Solo

By: Ashmar Mandou

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsTeatro Vista and Collaboraction brings a hot new festival to the city of Chicago this month with the premiere of Yo Solo, a festival of Latino solo shows highlighting love, death, successes, failures, and everything in between. Teatro Vista, Chicago’s premier Equity Latino ensemble theater company and Collaboraction, a Chicago-based arts organization, invite all to view six solo pieces by Latino writers from Chicago and around the U.S. including Rey Andujar, Sandra Delgado, and Juan Francisco Villa, to name a few.

Yo Solo Festival begins July 26 through August 12 at the Flat Iron Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, 3rd Floor. Be prepared to witness stories about historic battles in New Mexico told through the eyes of Mexican immigrants and a story of life in Colombia in the 1940s. Yo Solo aims to put more Latino writers in the forefront of the theatre industry as they recount their personal experiences to the stage. This is an event not be missed this summer. For additional information about Yo Solo or for ticket inquiries, visit www.collaboraction.org or www.teatrovista.org. Or call, 312-226-9633.

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