LFL Produces Regional Premiere Focusing on Refugee Stories, Gender-Based Violence and Environmental Issues
From the garbage dump in Guatemala City to the tent cities in Haiti, LUZ explores the epic journeys of refugees Luz, Helene and Zia, as they seek asylum and hope, with the help of human rights lawyer Alexandra in this volatile, tender, surreal new play. The personal and global intertwine as we see various intersecting stories unfold in ways that reveal surprising enlightening connections.
LUZ by Catherine Filloux
Directed by Kathi E.B. Ellis
2013-2014 Season Production Dates
February 27, 28, Mar 1, 3*, 6, 7, 8 at 7:30p
Mar 8 at 2:00p
The Henry Clay Theatre
604 South Third Street, 3rd Floor
Acting Company: Haydee Canovas, Clint Gill, Jomaris De Jesús, Diana DiNicola, Ebony Jordan, Keith McGill, Gabe Scott and Jennifer Thalman Kepler
Production Company: Allison Smith (Stage Manager), Shawn Hennessey (Set Designer), Tom Willis (Lighting Designer), Amy Davis (Costume Designer), Joe Conroy (Sound Designer), Holly Stone (Graphic Designer), Squallis Puppeteers (Puppet Designers)
Looking for Lilith’s 2014 Women’s History Month production is a regional premiere. Catherine Filloux’s Luz received its world premiere in 2013 at LaMama Experimental Theatre Club, NYC. Ms. Filloux has a long tradition of using theatre to address human rights issues and social justice issues, and her more than twenty plays have been produced in New York and around the world.
…[the work of] the ensemble was just fabulous… I was completely engaged with the performance and enjoyed both the artistry and message.
– Luz Audience Member
LUZ Press Release (pdf)
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View the LUZ Photo Gallery