Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol
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9 - 10 October 2015 / 19:45
The Pit

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Between 1929 and 2000, one party, the PRI, governed Mexico. As elections loomed in 2012 and it prepared to resume power once more, Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol began to investigate the policies of intimidation and violence that had sustained the PRI's regime for so long. 

This potent piece of documentary theatre combines archive video footage, projections, statistics and historical sound with the imagined account of the final days of disappeared writer, Natalia Valdez. Played out by three actors, the result is a hard-hitting documentary play in which fact meets fiction and national stories become personal to deconstruct a disturbing period of modern Mexican history.

1 hour 40 mins/no interval 
Age guidance 14+ 

Performed in Spanish with English surtitles 

Fri 9 Oct 
Post-show talk
Free to same-day ticket holders

This event is part of:
Theatre & Dance
CASA Latin American Theatre Festival 2015


Presented by the Barbican in partnership with CASA Latin American Theatre Festival

CASA Latin American Theatre Festival 2015 is supported by Arts Council England, The Anglo-Mexican Foundation and Air Europa


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