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Flor y Canto specializes in producing Workshop Productions and Reader's Theatre events that highlight contemporary voices, whether you're emerging or established.  Below are some of the productions we've worked on.

Detained in the Desert

World premiere

By Josefina Lopez

Performed at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Karma remembers.  This radio station shock jock boosts his ratings by making fun of "illegal aliens" until the tables are turned and he has to survive out in the desert by himself


Dos Pocitos

By Raúl Garza

Winner, National Hispanic Playwright Award

Performed at Say Sí

In the not too distant future, a bee farmer living along the border begins to hear strange noises out in the desert.

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Transformation Occupation

By Selena Sue Navarro, Robynne Laverne Wilson, and Eli Rios.

performed at Hemisfair Park for Luminaria

The Occupy Movement changed everything.  Three performers share their reflections, with a little help from some giant puppets.

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Valley Stories

by  David Rice and Lisa Cortez Walden

Performed at Jump Start Performance Company

A young man brings his girlfriend home to the valley of Texas, while his friends reveal his embarrassing, wondrous, tragic past.

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blu:  A Concert Reading

By Virginia Grise

Winner, Yale Drama Award

Performed at Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Myth and memory are woven into the fabric of the LA streets in this epic play.


A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying

by Laurie Ann Guerrero, Poets Laureate

performed at Palo Alto Center for Fine Arts

Poets Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero takes us on a lyrical, tender, and painful look at her home.

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Festival of Staged Readings

You Wouldn't Expect  By Marilyn Barner-Anselmi
Seeking Flight, by Joan Broadman

Under the Plastic Stars, by Alisha Patterson

Bulto, by Jorge Piña

Plumbing, by Rebecca Kirschbaum

Sunday, by Janie Sauceda

Beware of Tigers, by Ben Tremillo

Confessions of a Mexpatriate, by Raúl Garza

The Entrepreneurs, by Clyde James Aragón

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