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January 11 - 28, 2019

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By Guillermo Calderón 
Translated by William Gregory
Directed by Jay O’Leary

North American Premiere

Anarchists Alejandra and Marcela are searching for a way to voice their political beliefs and prove their dedication to the cause. When they meet disillusioned bomb maker Jose, he agrees to teach them all he knows. With their motives and devotion for non-violent anti-capitalist anarchy put to the test, Alejandra and Marcela must decide how far the are willing to go and what they are willing to give up to speak their minds. Guillermo Calderon’s tightly-wound absurdist play hashes out the complicated and irrational nature of violence, terrorism, and activism.

THE CAST

Sophie Franco

Alejandra

SOPHIE FRANCO makes her WET stage debut as Alejandra. Franco is a Latinx actor/director/playwright working in the Seattle area and a member of Washington Ensemble Theatre. Recent credits include Tania in Native Gardens (Intiman Theatre), Viola in a bilingual production of Twelfth Night (Seattle Shakespeare Company), and Elena in Las Mariposas y Los Muertos (Forward Flux Productions). In April 2019, Mirror Stage Theater will produce a staged reading of Franco’s latest play, The Seas of Forgotten Encounters, as a part of their Expand Upon: Immigration series.

Craig Peterson

Jose Miguel

CRAIG PETERSON makes his WET debut as Jose Miguel. Some favorite Seattle credits include Snow Falling on Cedars (BPA), King Lear (Seattle Shakespeare Company), and American Archipelago (Pony World). Some favorite NYC credits include Take Me Out (St. Luke’s Theatre), Pilo Family Circus (59E59), and King Arthur (National Tour).

Shermona Mitchell

Carmen

SHERMONA MITCHELL makes her WET debut as Carmen. Mitchell is a local actor, director and teaching artist. Originally from Kentucky, she moved to Seattle to attend Cornish College of the Arts where she earned her BFA in Theater. She has been seen locally working with Sound Theatre Company, ACT Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Live Girls! Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Pony World Theatre, Anything Is Possible Theatre, Seattle Musical Theatre, 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival, The Collision Project, Copious Love, Seattle Public Theatre, STAGEright, and Azeotrope. Shermona is the 2016 Gregory Award recipient for Best Supporting Actress.

Klarissa Marie Robles

Marcela

KLARISSA MARIE ROBLES makes her WET debut as Marcela. Recent Seattle credits include El Niño de Cabeza (Book-It Repertory Theatre Arts & Education Tour), Alma (Theatre Battery), Macbeth (Seattle Repertory Theatre), and Imaginary Opus (eSe Teatro). Daughter of an immigrant with tochtli spirit, she seeks to enrich and challenge audiences through one Latinx story at a time.

CREATIVE TEAM

JAY O’LEARY
Director

MADISON SILVA
Stage Manager

LEX MARCOS
Scenic Design

TRISTAN ROBERSON*
Lighting Design

RICKY GERMAN
Costume Design

ERIN BEDNARZ* & MAGGIE ROGERS*
Sound Design

ROBIN MACARTNEY
Properties Design

JUSTIN DUFFIANCE
Technical Director

*Member of Washington Ensemble Theatre