Roosters by Milcha Sanchez-Scott

Roosters by Milcha Sanchez-Scott

Roosters by Milcha Sanchez-Scott

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Hector, a young campesino, is apprehensively awaiting the return of his father, Gallo, who has been serving a jail term for manslaughter. Gallo, who is obsessed with cock fighting, is a philandering, high-living macho type, who finds it difficult to communicate with, much less understand, his contemplative, questioning son. The crux of the play is the battle for supremacy between the father, who wants to exploit the fighting cock which his son has been looking after for him, and Hector, who argues that they should sell the animal and use the proceeds for family needs. Drawn into the dispute are Hector’s sister, Angela, an otherworldly creature who wears angel wings and blots out unpleasant reality by hiding under the front porch; his lusty, profane aunt, Chata, whose overt sexuality is both fascinating and disturbing to her impressionable nephew; and his long-suffering mother, Juana, who wishes that her family would stop bickering and live in peace. Mingling scenes of explosive drama with moments of fanciful imagery, the play deftly blends its two natures as it moves to its conclusion when, in a theatrically magical moment, illusion and reality achieve a remarkable synthesis.

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Producer - The Classic Theatre of San Antonio

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Playwright - Milcha Sanchez-Scott

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Events Days & Times - Production runs 9/8 - 9/25, Thursdays through Sundays. Performances begin at 7:30 PM

Listing Expiration Date - September 26, 2022

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September 8, 2022 , 07:30 PM to
September 25, 2022 , 10:00 PM

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