Cara Mía Theatre Co. In The News

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The Texas state flower inspires a tale of indigenous peoples' pride in 'Yana Wana's Legend of the Bluebonnet'
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News


Hell's Kitchen: Cara Mía Theatre and Prism Movement Theater find the recipe for uproarious laughter in Gog and Magog: Two Clowns Trapped in Hell
~Teresa Marrero,

In love and on stage: Meet the married co-stars of Cara Mía's Gog and Magog: Two Clowns Trapped in Hell
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News



Meet Ariana Cook of Cara Mía Theatre Co. in City Center and South Dallas
~Jonathan Chang, Voyage Dallas



'Women Speak, Men Listen' Sparks Action on Sexual Harassment
~NBC Channel 5 Dallas - Fort Worth



‘Women Speak, Men Listen’ - Inspired by #metoo, Cara Mía Theatre Company and Human Rights Initiative will co-host four conversations called Women Speak, Men Listen.
~Mark Lowry
January 9, 2018

'Women Speak, Men Listen' forums aim to turn Dallas conversations into action
~Nancy Churnin
January 8, 2018

"Deferred Action" and "Dementia": Two outstanding productions at Encuentro
~Eric A. Gordon
November 15, 2017


In the play 'Deferred Action' the call to end DACA comes from an unexpected place
~Margaret Gray
November 10, 2017


'This Land' is whose land?
~Kevin Roderick
November 12, 2017



Speaking Truth to Trumpism: Plays on some pet presidential subjects—immigration, U.S. history, the presidency itself—stir uneasy new resonances
~Jim O'Quinn
October 24, 2017


Even On Stage, Dreamers are 'Deferred'
~Wei-Huan Chen
October 9, 2017



Encuentro De Las Americas- 14 Theater Companies, One Vibrant Celebration
~Broadway World News Desk
September 29, 2017



American dreamers: Play about childhood arrivals makes tour stop in Denton
~Lucinda Breeding
September 14, 2017


'Deferred Action' Drama: Timely And Now On Tour
~Jerome Weeks
September 11, 2017


Backstage Bits: Dreamers, white supremacists, transgender rights center stage in new Dallas shows
~Nancy Churnin
September 7, 2017


VIDEO: Deferred Action Play Shinning A Light on DACA
~Christina Flygstad
September 5, 2017


VIDEO: President Trump Reportedly Decides to End DACA, Theatrical Play About DACA Begins Tour in Dallas
~Maria Guerrero
September 1, 2017


Cara Mía presenta ‘Deferred Action’ en Dallas, obra de teatro sobre Dreamers
August 31, 2017



Two 'Dreamers' Speak Up About Possible End Of DACA Program
~Dianne Solis
August 31, 2017


Cara Mia Theatre Co.’s Deferred Action Is Using Its Second Run To Tour Texas And California And To Open Up Dialogue About Immigration.
~Obed Manuel
August 23, 2017


Cara Mia’s ‘Deferred Action’ To Tour to Denton, Houston And LA
~Jerome Weeks
August 8, 2017


Cara Mía Theatre Co. travels beyond Dallas for its 2017-18 season
~Lindsey Wilson
August 3, 2017


2017-18 for Cara Mía Theatre: Dallas' acclaimed Chicano company has world premieres by local and women writers.
~Mark Lowry
August 3, 2017


River Poetry: Cara Mía Theatre Company creates visual and sonic beauty with the world premiere of Caridad Svich's De Troya, the first production in Arts Mission Oak Cliff
~Teresa Marrero
May 4, 2017

Cara Mía on the move: New play inaugurates new space at Arts Mission Oak Cliff
~Nancy Churnin
May 4, 2017


Arts Mission Oak Cliff Gets Its First Production, Featuring Music by Tom Hagerman of Devotchka
~Katy Lemieux
May 3, 2017


Antigua iglesia Winnetka se convierte en nuevo centro cultural en Oak Cliff
~Javier Giribet
April 28, 2017


Yemaya’s Belly at Cara Mia will stoke your famished soul
~Christopher Soden
March 15, 2017


In Yemaya’s Belly, Cara Mia Theatre Tells a Universal Immigrant’s Story
~Ashley Roque
March 10, 2017


'Yemaya's Belly' by Cara Mia is a poignant glimpse of an 11-year-old trying to escape to America
~Nancy Churnin
March 6, 2017


Coming Home: As Cara Mía Theatre opens Yemaya's Belly, guest director Marisela Barrera writes about returning to Dallas to work with the company she once led as artistic director
~Marisela Barrera
March 4, 2017

Yemaya's Belly Asks Whether the American Dream Is Good, or Even Real
~Katy Lemieux
March 2, 2017


'Body Movin' Dallas actor and teaching artist Ivan Jasso uses his body to transform into characters - on stage and in class
~Hady Mawajdeh
March 2, 2017


2016 Year in Review - DMN                              ~Nancy Churnin                                        December 28, 2016



Latinx Theatre - American Theatre Magazine ~Noe Montez                                              November 29, 2016


TheaterJones Nuestra Pastorela Review  ~Teresa Marrero                                     November 23, 2016


CriticalRant Nuestra Pastorela Article   ~Alexandra Bonifield                                November 18, 2016



Dallas Observer Nuestra Pastorela Interview                                                             ~Katy Lemieux                                          November 18, 2016



DMN Nuestra Pastorela Review                          ~Nancy Churnin                                        November 21, 2016



CriticalRant Nuestra Pastorela Review                                                                ~Dr. Darise Eror                                         November 21, 2016


Sharp Critic CC69 Review                      ~Christopher Soden, Sharp Critic                  October 10, 2016


Crystal City 1969 Review                                ~Teresa Marrero, TheaterJones                  September 27, 2016



Crystal City 1969 Impact on Cara Mía Theatre ~NancyChurnin, Dallas Morning News September 30, 2016



D-FW Theater Critics Forum Honors              ~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News    September 6, 2016


Cara Mía Hires Community Action Curator ~Mark Lowry, TheaterJones                              August 22, 2016


Demanding Action and Attention to Latina/o Theatre in Dallas: Deferred Action by David Lozano and Lee Trull
~Trevor Boffone & Roxanne Schroeder-Arce
June 30, 2016


Not Willing to Wait for It: ‘Deferred Action’ Tackles Immigration
~Alexandra Bonifield, American Theatre Magazine
May 3, 2016


Review: Call To Action
~Teresa Marrero
May 2, 2016


Review: ‘Deferred Action’ at Dallas’ Wyly Theatre Seems Ripped From Headlines
~Mark Lowry, Fort Worth Start Telegram
May 3, 2016


Review: Playwrights Shed Uneasy Light On Latino Political Loyalty
~Obed Manuel, Latina Lista
May 2, 2016


Ivan Jasso Is Now Center Stage
~Phillip Morales, Mercado Bilingüe
April 30, 2016


Work In Progress: Deferred Action
~Shelby-Allison Hibbs,
April 28,2016


New Drama ‘Deferred Action’ Finds High Stakes Political Drama In Immigration
~Jerome Weeks, Art & Seek
April 27, 2016


Deferred Action Shines A Powerful Light On The Children Of Illegal Immigrants To The U.S.
~Jennifer Smart, Dallas Observer
April 26, 2016


Dallas Theater Center's 'Deferred Action' Tackles Immigration Issues
~Mark Lowry, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
April 26, 2016


They Expected Their Play On Immigration Wouldn't Be Timely. They Were Wrong
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News
April 22, 2016



1 Director Talks Texas' Politically-Charged Theater
~Arnold Wayne Jones,
April 22, 2016


7 Incredible Dallas Women That Deserve More Attention Than The Real Housewives               ~Katy Lemieux, D Magazine Front Row
April 19, 2016


Year in Review                                            ~Mark Lowry,                          January 1, 2016



Year in Review                                      ~Alexandra Bonifield,                 December 31, 2015



Year in Review                                              ~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News December 23, 2015



Spanish Translation of 'Jersey Boys'
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News December 18, 2015



Broadway En Español
~Jerome Weeks, Art and Seek
August 10, 2015



New Season for Cara Mía
~Mark Lowry,
July 29, 2015


Cara Mía's four-show season includes world premiere with DTC
~Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News
July 28, 2015


Latina/o Talent Front and Center: Texas Playwrights at Carnaval
~Lindsey Wilson, Arts and Culture
July 3, 2015


TACA New Works Grants Announced
~Mark Lowry,
June 26, 2015


The Sun'll come out...manana! 'Annie' goes bilingual
~Arnold Wayne Jones, Dallas Voice
June 24, 2015


The State of Latina/o Theatre in Texas
~Trevor Boffone, HowlRound
June 5, 2015