”... LUNATIC IRREVERENCE…the ensemble pulls out all the stops… a rich premise and another sign of Culture Clash’s ambition to plumb new multicultural depths of meaning by broadening its Chicano worldview.”
- Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times
... outrageous imagery and serious subtext …
... a gallery of pungent and often moving character portraits...”
- Bob Verini, Variety
”Richard Montoya and his two sly pals at Culture Clash, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, are up to some of their old tricks… mixing satire, farce, plain silliness, pathos and tragedy...”
- Jay Reiner, The Hollywood Reporter
”...A LAVISHLY DESIGNED production with serious themes.”
- Don Shirley, LA Stage
RUMORS, SECRETS, SAND AND BLOOD. U.S. Army Captain Catherine Siler journeys to the New Mexico reservation home of Private First Class Raymond Birdsong on a search for answers. The questionable circumstances surrounding Ray’s death in Afghanistan create a crisis of conscience for the captain giving her no choice but to re-examine her own life along the way.
Culture Clash, L.A.’s premiere Chicano performance group, returns with a World Premiere play about America’s constantly shifting political landscape exploring loss, identity and the notion of occupied homelands.
Palestine, New Mexico promises to be an inherently theatrical work that mixes humor and cold fact to unforgettable and galvanizing effect.
From the team that brought you the sold-out Taper hits Chavez Ravine and Water & Power.
More About the Show
NBC4’s Cary Berglund talks to Culture Clash and Kirsten Potter about “Palestine New Mexico”
One of “the top ten most fascinating museum exhibitions of 2009.”
Christopher Knight, LA Times Art Critic
Visit www.molaa.org or call 562-437.1689 for more information.
Show your ticket stub from Palestine, New Mexico at the museum’s admission desk through January 24, 2010 and receive 2 for 1 admission.