Presented by New Hazlett Theater | 2020/2021 season

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

June 10 – 11, 2021
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Jun 10

About the Performance

In The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, young Evelyn is keeping two secrets from her family — her true feelings about growing up in Spanish Harlem, and her attitude about Abuela, her larger-than-life grandmother who’s come from Puerto Rico to live with them. Then as sudden as an earthquake, events erupt that change everything: the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican activist group, ignite garbage fires to protest the city’s failure to provide basic sanitation and other services to their neighborhood. This revolutionary act brings a new spirit of pride and resistance. Evelyn learns important truths about her Latinx identity, and the history-makers who shaped the Nuyorican identity forever.

About the Artist

Tlaloc Rivas writes, creates, and directs theatrical experiences. He works actively in equity and inclusion in all facets of his work in community engagement, social activism, and theater training. His plays include Take What You Can Carry, Diversadero, Johanna: Facing Forward, and Byzantine. He is a co-founder of the Latinx Theatre Commons, and producer of the series The Latinx Superfriends Playwriting Hour on Tlaloc was an inaugural Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.

Performance Notes

Jun 10, 8:00pm
  • This performance will be presented virtually via Crowdcast
Jun 11, 11:00am
  • This performance will be presented virtually via Crowdcast
Jun 11, 8:00pm
  • This performance will be presented virtually via Crowdcast

Performance News

90.5 WESA: ‘The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano’ Preview
June 10, 2021

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: ‘The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano’ Preview

PREVIEW: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
June 1, 2021

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