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Sembrando Herencia 2017 – La Promesa Rebelde

Sat December 2 @ 6:30 pm | 8:30 pm

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Sembrando Herencia 2017 – La Promesa Rebelde. Original musical on slave revolt in Puerto Rico at The Carver Theatre – December 2-3, 2017.

She always dreamed of studying in the land of her Abuelos. Little did she know that was when her dreams would begin! La Promesa Rebelde (The Rebellious Promise) pays tribute to our ancestors who rebelled against slavery in Puerto Rico, including Taino warriors, African slaves, and their descendants.

Join Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance for our 15th original musical that brings history to life through community theater, featuring live music and dance.

15th trilingual play written by Tekina-eiru Maynard. We thank those in Puerto Rico who shared oral and documented history including: Fernando Laboy (Guayanilla), Margie Lacen (Loiza), and Archaeologist Juan Rivera (Institute of Puerto Rican Culture), and others.

La Promesa Rebelde will take place December 2nd (6:30pm) & 3rd (3pm) at the Boyd Vance Theatre at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St.

Adult tickets are $15 in advance ($20 day of the show). Child tickets (ages 3-12) are $5. Lap children 2 and under are free. Tickets on sale at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. Online ticket sales coming soon.

The 2017 Sembrando Herencia community theater program is made possible in part by funding and support from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee; the Texas Commission on the Arts; Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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Date:
Sat December 2
Time:
6:30 pm | 8:30 pm
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