From Irma Mayorga's play Cascarones

In Irma Mayorga’s play Cascarones, a teenager in San Antonio, Texas, tries to understand her community though dreamlike interactions with important historical figures who influence her present, including explorer John Wesley Powell and conquistador Francisco Vázquez de Coronado. Cascarones, presented by DNAWORKS, was developed at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference in 2003 and given a staged reading at Teatro Paraguas earlier in 2014. Now it has its world premiere at Teatro Paraguas (3205 Calle Marie) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, with performances Thursday through Sunday until Sept. 14. Showtime is 5 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $15 general, with discounts available. The gala performance on Saturday, Sept. 6, which features a post-play reception, is $100. Call 866-394-6033.

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