Barrio Stories outdoor performances at Tucson Convention Center (March 3 to 6)

Barrio-Stories-e1454441380679“Staged outdoors on the grounds of the Tucson Convention Center, this theatrical spectacle brings to life the oral histories of Tucson’s original Mexican American neighborhood demolished with the building of the convention center in the 1960s. Precious memories come to life as audience members take a theatrical tour of what used to be the bustling epicenter of commerce and public celebrations for Tucson’s Mexican-American community (some seating is available.)

DATES AND TIMES

Thursday & Friday March 3 & 4 @ 10am
Saturday & Sunday March 5 & 6 @ 11am

Four vignettes with performance installations encountered throughout the plaza culminate in an interactive post show pachanga: featuring folklorico and mariachi youth ensembles with interactive art and audio booths for all ages. Food for sale!” Update on performance schedule:

3/3 10am-12: 45pm Performance
12:45pm-1: 15pm Audience Interactive Pachanga

3/4 10am-12: 45pm Performance
12:45pm-1: 15pm Audience Interactive Pachanga

3/5 11am-1: 45pm Performance
1:45pm-2: 45pm Audience Interactive Pachanga

3/6 11am-1: 45pm Performance
1:45pm-2: 45pm Audience Interactive Pachanga

For more information, please visit barriostories.org

LOCATION

Staged outdoors on the grounds of the Tucson Convention Center 260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701. Two entrances: off of parking lot A, Church St. and parking lot C, Granada St.

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TICKETS

$10 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) at the entrance.

Due to the Donation base nature of this event, all ticket donations will be collected at the entrance on the day of the show only. We can accommodate up to 1,200 audience members per day. There will be no advanced reservations for this event.

MORE INFO

For questions about this innovative theatrical event please call Borderlands  Theater office at 520-882-8607. To learn more about the project visit the website at Barriostories.org

One response to “Barrio Stories outdoor performances at Tucson Convention Center (March 3 to 6)

  1. Carolyn Classen

    Don’t miss the last 2 days of these outdoor performances at the Tucson Convention Center. I heard that the stories and acting were powerful on March 3 and 4.