OLLU alumna to debut play at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Alumna Marisela Barrera, MA/MFA ’17, is debuting her play “Ruby Reds, Big Birds y Burras” at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center on Aug. 4-6.

The play, written and performed by Barrera, will introduce the audience to the Donkey Lady and other characters inspired by local legend in this localized play based on Barrera’s short stories. The stories were written by Barrera as part of her coursework in the Literature, Creative Writing and Social Justice master’s program at OLLU.

Showings on Friday and Saturday will take place at 8 p.m. There will be a special afternoon performance on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Tickets range from $10-$15 and can be purchased at http://www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/ruby-reds-big-birds-y-burras/ or 210-271-3151. The discount code DONKEYLADY is available for the OLLU community.

The play runs approximately one hour and fifteen minutes and is appropriate for ages 12 and older.