Native Voices at the Autry
15th Festival of New Plays
Public Readings of New Works
Autry National Center, Los Angeles: May 29–31, 2013
La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego: June 1 & 2, 2013
Every year, Native Voices presents new or in-progress plays by Native playwrights with staged readings at the Autry in Los Angeles and the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California. This year we present three unique plays with fresh voices and dynamic stories. Join us for these great plays and dazzling performances!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
The Healer’s Remains by Lori Favela (Yankton Sioux)
The Autry: Wednesday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Saturday, June 1, 2:00 p.m.
The daughter of a formerly prominent healer stirs up old resentments and speculations in her community about her father's mysterious death when she starts working in a reservation nursing home.
Stand-Off at HWY #37 by Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora, Six Nations of the Grand River)
The Autry: Thursday, May 30, 7:30 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Saturday, June 1, 7:00 p.m.
When protestors and law enforcement clash over plans to build a highway through a reservation in upstate New York, a Tuscarora man abandons his U.S. military uniform to join the protestors and defend his beliefs.
Where Have All the Warriors Gone? by Darrell Dennis (Shuswap)
The Autry: Friday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.
La Jolla Playhouse: Sunday, June 2, 2:00 p.m.
A young woman is murdered, leaving the four men who loved her most to grapple with the cultural pressures that have shaped their lives, and to question their own roles in the circumstances that surrounded her death.
All plays are appropriate for ages 14 and older.
Free / Reservations are recommended.
Native Voices is sponsored by:
Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles
LA County Arts Commission
National Endowment for the Arts
The Nissan Foundation
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians