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The Pharr Community Theater Co. with the City of Pharr, Parks and Recreation Dept. will present Toro Sentado/Sitting Bull, in English and in Spanish outdoors in Pharr.
The 14-minute monologue and homage written by Mercedes Varela Garcia, from Reynosa, will be performed on May 20, 2021 at the Downtown Pharr Amphi Theater at 118 S Cage Blvd, Pharr, at the City Hall Courtyard and on May 27, 2021 at the Pharr/Vanguard Nature & Bird Center at 1025 S Richmond Drive, Pharr.
Both outdoor shows will begin at dusk (around 7:00 pm) with free admission, although donations for PCT will be accepted.
Come and learn about the life of the Lakota, Sioux, Medicine Man & Chief, the great Native American, Sitting Bull, who lived his life between 1831 and 1890. This poetic, poignant monologue/poem will be educational and entertaining, with performances in both English and Spanish. With a full costume designed by Victoria Magallanes, from Dallas, and a Make-shift set-design by Jennifer Garcia, from Edinburg. Directed by Pedro Garcia from Pharr.
Antonio Castillo from Mission will perform first in English, followed by Genaro Escobedo in Spanish. During a short intermission, between the two performers, recorded native American chants and music will be played. The whole show is under one hour duration. Bring all the family, enjoy and take pictures! The shows rating is equivalent to a PG-13.
Visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings and to practice social distancing.
For more information, please visit the Pharr Community Theater’s FB page or The City of Pharr FB page. Or text 956-655-9308. And stay tuned for more outdoors presentations, from the Pharr Community Theater Co., including the children’s musical, Bird Brains coming in June/July 2021.