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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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