Category Archives: Press

LA Times Feature!

Click here to go to article 'They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?' leads a monthlong look at Latino representation Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times Rose Portillo, left, Gilbert Saldivar, Melinna Bobadilla, Annaliese Chavez Tusken, Stephani Candelaria and Mike Naydoe Pinedo rehearse "They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?" at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.    Just a…
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KCET Feature

An Authentic Californio Experience: The Latin Wave Series by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo May 16, 2017 The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse opened its three-week Latin Wave series Sunday, May 7th with a screening of the silent film classic, “The Gaucho,” starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez. The film is the perfect teaser to a series focused on…
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KPCC’s Off-Ramp Feature

Reckon with L.A.'s Spanish Fantasy Past with 'They Shoot Mexican's Don't They?' by Off-Ramp® May 15 2017 Theresa Chavez, director and co-writer of the play "They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?" Last week we spoke to longtime Angelino and descendant of Californios Theresa Chavez about her role in producing ​The Latin Wave, a series of productions and events looking at the mainstream media's…
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune Feature

‘The Latin Wave’ takes a look at LA history, stereotypes Juan Parada (left to right), Rose Portillo and Melinna Bobadilla in a scene from “They Shoot Mexicans, Don’t They?” Parada's role of Raoul de Ramirez will be played by Gilbert Saldivar during “The Latin Wave: Exploring Myth, Illusion and Cultural Appropriation” event at the San…
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