Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles

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November 4 — 26, 2017
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Previews are Nov. 4-9 | Opening night Nov. 10
By Luis Alfaro
Directed by Juliette Carrillo
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival Production

In this retelling of Medea seen through the lens of immigrants to the United States, playwright Luis Alfaro blends tragedy, wry humor, Mexican folklore and a bracingly modern setting to unleash the power of Euripides’ ancient tale of love, transformation and betrayal. A co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Mojada comes to Portland after a triumphant six-month run in Ashland.

This production of Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles was originally produced at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Bill Rauch, Artistic Director, Cynthia Rider, Executive Director.

Run Time:
Approximately 95 minutes, no intermission.

Recommended for ages 15 and up. Contains adult situations, sexual references, violent references, and some mature language (spoken in English and Spanish). Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.

This show's run time will be posted below the synopsis at left near the date of the first performance.

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Reviews of "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles"

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"Mojada" Playwright and Director Interview

Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles playwright Luis Alfaro and director Juliette Carrillo talk about working together and the meaning of the word "mojada."

Photos: "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles"

See photos from Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles coming to The Armory Nov. 4 - 26, 2017.

Movie Night: Brooklyn

Join us for a screening of Brooklyn, Monday, November 20th, at 7:30 p.m. FREE!

Post Show Discussions for "Mojada"

November 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 in the U.S. Bank Main Stage immediately following the 2:00 p.m. performance

Immigration Symposium with Catholic Charities

The symposium will addresses the ongoing need for individuals and communities to be advocates for the needs of their communities. Sunday, November 19, 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 

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Resource Guide

Please look for the resource guide here closer to this show's opening date.

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Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles
Nov 4 – 26

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