"ESCLAVAS" A Play in Spanish

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6706 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90601
Event Description: 

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts and Teatro Sinergia proudly present "ESCLAVAS," written and directed by Rubén Amavlzca-Murúa. Every year, hundreds of young women are kidnapped using violence, deceit or coercion and forced into prostitution. The victims are held using threats, forced debt, lies, and violence. "ESCLAVAS" tells the history, inspired by a real case, of a young Mexican woman brought to the US under the promise of marriage and forced to work as a prostitute, while her mother desperately searches for her. 

The play is in Spanish.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors, students, and educators. To purchase tickets, call the Shannon Center box office at 562.907.4203 or visit www.shannoncenter.org.

Sponsoring Department: 
The Center for Collaboration with the Arts, The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, The Center for Engagement with Communities, and the Department of Modern Languages

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