Productions by Teatro Vivo

Nov. 14 - Nov. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
A Latino Veteran Story by Teatro Vivo

A Latino Veteran Story
by Teatro Vivo

In collaboration with Teatro Vivo, Thinkery & Verse is co-producing a Latino veteran story (Title TBD), a new play inspired by the experiences of real ...

Jul. 11 - Jul. 21
Th-Sun
Austin
Swimming While Drowning by Teatro Vivo

Swimming While Drowning
by Teatro Vivo

Angelo and Mila are fifteen and homeless. Angelo is a dreamer, and Mila is a streetwise hustler. But when they become roommates at a shelter ...

Apr. 20
Sat
Austin
Teatro Vivo

What's Up with Marjorie?
by Teatro Vivo

 

What's Up With Marjorie? by Christin Eve Cato     Marjorie is a young, 2nd-generation, Nuyorican-Latina woman who is in the process of ...

Apr. 20
Sat
Austin
Teatro Vivo

Inner View
by Teatro Vivo

Inner View

by Christina Granados     Noelia Bustamante tries to negotiate her independence by announcing she is seeking a job outside the family. This is ...

Apr. 19
F
Austin
Teatro Vivo

Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes
by Teatro Vivo

 

Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes,  by Franky D. González     This story is an examination of the inmates within a system ...

Apr. 18 - Apr. 20
Th-Sat
Austin
Austin Latino New Play Festival by Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

That Rhythm in the BloodBy Andrew RincónThursday, April 18, 8:00 PMMiggy, a young man experiencing heartbreak in his life, battles and rages with ...

Apr. 18
Th
Austin
Teatro Vivo

That Rhythm in the Blood
by Teatro Vivo

That Rhythm in the Blood by Andrew Rincón 

 

 

Miggy, a young man experiencing heartbreak in his life, battles and rages with the ghost ...

Feb. 16
Sat
Wimberley
Mariachi Girl by Teatro Vivo

Mariachi Girl
by Teatro Vivo

Eight-year-old Carmencita dreams of being in her father’s Mariachi band, but her father insists that mariachi groups can only include men.  When Carmencita reads ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 07, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
WET: A DACAmented Journey by Teatro Vivo

WET: A DACAmented Journey
by Teatro Vivo

This is the story of what it means to be an American in every sense of the word except for one: on paper. It chronicles ...

Aug. 02 - Aug. 19, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Real Women Have Curves by Teatro Vivo

Real Women Have Curves
by Teatro Vivo

    While they work in a tiny sewing factory, five women talk about their husbands and lovers, their children, and their dreams for the ...

Jun. 01 - Jun. 03, 2018
F-Sun
Austin
Sangre de un Angel by Teatro Vivo

Sangre de un Angel
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo proudly presents Sangre de un Ángel, a play by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, directed by Si Mon' Emmett, and presented at the Oswaldo A.B ...

Apr. 19 - Apr. 21, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
Austin Latino New Play Festival by Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

Playwrights Augusto Federico Amador,Victor I. Cazares, Ramon Esquivel, and Dania Ramos Showcase Diverse Voices

Teatro Vivo is excited to announce the playwrights for the ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 17, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
La Pastorela by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela
by Teatro Vivo

The traditional holiday favorite is back in this contemporary adaptation. “La Pastorela” follows a group of pastores traveling to Bethlehem. Along the way ...

Sep. 07 - Sep. 24, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Enfrascada by Teatro Vivo

Enfrascada
by Teatro Vivo

Alicia is a successful art curator who seems to have it all together. But, when her world is turned upside down, she turns to her ...

Mar. 04, 2017
Sat
Austin
The Last Barnstorm by Teatro Vivo

The Last Barnstorm
by Teatro Vivo

Seeking to escape a troubled home life and racial segregation in the United States, an up-and-coming Negro League baseball player abandons his wife and newborn ...

Mar. 04, 2017
Sat
Austin
Emma and the Suzies by Teatro Vivo

Emma and the Suzies
by Teatro Vivo

After her grandson is caught spray painting, Grandma Emma must relive her rebellious youth in 1960s Boyle Heights. Now she watches on as her teenage ...

Mar. 03, 2017
F
Austin
The Hall of Final Ruin by Teatro Vivo

The Hall of Final Ruin
by Teatro Vivo

As the Mexicans abandon 19th century Santa Fe to the Americans, a wealthy, high-stakes gambler wants only to preserve her family’s way of life and ...

Mar. 02, 2017
Th
Austin
Los Moreno by Teatro Vivo

Los Moreno
by Teatro Vivo

Los Moreno, a trilingual play in American Sign Language, Spanish and English, tells the story of how deafness affects the Moreno family. Carlos, a deaf ...

Mar. 02 - Mar. 04, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

 Each evening will feature a different play.

Now in its seventh year, the ALNPF provides an opportunity for playwrights to hear, see, and receive feedback ...

Jan. 11, 2017
W
Austin
Gun Violence: The New Normal by Teatro Vivo

Gun Violence: The New Normal
by Teatro Vivo

Gun Violence: The New Normal, is a project conceptualized and written by theatre students and their teacher at Jack Yates High School in Houston ISD’s ...

Dec. 01 - Dec. 18, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Nuestra Pastorela  by Teatro Vivo

Nuestra Pastorela
by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela is a traditional holiday play that has been performed in the Americas for centuries and has been passed down from generation to generation ...

Oct. 13 - Oct. 23, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Stories That Must Not Die by Teatro Vivo

Stories That Must Not Die
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is excited to present "Stories That Must Not Die," a recollection of tales from South Texas and along the Rio Grande. Stories that ...

Sep. 08 - Sep. 25, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
El by Teatro Vivo

El
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is thrilled to present EL, a new play by Raul Garza, directed by Christina J. Moore.  Through humor, sadness, and strong allusions ...

Aug. 04 - Aug. 06, 2016
Th-Sat
Austin
Mexcentrics by Teatro Vivo

Mexcentrics
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is proud to present Mexcentrics, a Latino Comedy Showcase that spans the first weekend in August. Mexcentrics brings together comedians of varying ...

Apr. 21 - May. 08, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Stories of Us by Teatro Vivo

Stories of Us
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is proud to present Stories of Us, a production that takes an in-depth look at Latino and Black relations. The play uses a ...

Feb. 27, 2016
Sat
Austin
Mamacita y el Negrito by Teatro Vivo

Mamacita y el Negrito
by Teatro Vivo

 

 

When the street-savvy, intellectual Lorena runs into the irresistibly charming, barrio boy Ricky, romance and passion ignite almost instantly leading to one life-changing ...

Feb. 27, 2016
Sat
Austin
Primas by Teatro Vivo

Primas
by Teatro Vivo

 

Two teenaged Latina cousins, Araceli and Julie, have come to the US at different points in their young lives. Both girls work through the ...

Feb. 26, 2016
F
Austin
Más Cara by Teatro Vivo

Más Cara
by Teatro Vivo

 

A visceral text and movement conjuring of Latina archetypes and the women who embody them – past, present, and future.

Playwright Krysta Gonzales is an ...

Feb. 25 - Feb. 27, 2016
Th-Sat
Austin
Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

The Austin Latino New Play Festival, produced annually by Teatro Vivo, brings together playwrights and audience members for staged readings of new works and rich ...

Feb. 25, 2016
Th
Austin
My Dad Is A Pterodactyl by Teatro Vivo

My Dad Is A Pterodactyl
by Teatro Vivo

 

Renee’s father, an Air Force pilot, has recently died in the Iraq War, but is very much alive in his daughter’s mind through her ...

Dec. 03 - Dec. 20, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
La Pastorela 2015 by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela 2015
by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela is an annual traditional Yuletide play that has been performed in Native American and Mexicano communities since the late 16th century, when ...

Sep. 19 - Sep. 27, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
El Nogalar by Teatro Vivo

El Nogalar
by Teatro Vivo

El Nogalar - The Pecan Orchard   -- "What would you risk for the land you love?"Written by Tanya Saracho.  Directed by Rudy Ramirez.Performed ...

Aug. 27 - Aug. 30, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Cuentos y Risas - Two Souls and a Promise AND Crossing the Río by Teatro Vivo

Cuentos y Risas - Two Souls and a Promise AND Crossing the Río
by Teatro Vivo

2 Souls & a Promise and Crossing the Río, two one-act comedies written by Teatro Vivo's artistic director Rupert Reyes and directed by up ...

Aug. 20 - Aug. 23, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Los Tequileros by Teatro Vivo

Los Tequileros
by Teatro Vivo

Los Tequileros draws on the Mexican folk ballad and historical documents to recount the deaths of three tequila smugglers at the hands of American law ...

Jun. 27, 2015
 
Austin
The Good in Me/ In My Skin by Teatro Vivo

The Good in Me/ In My Skin
by Teatro Vivo

This performance devised by an ensemble of young performers explores gener and racial justice in our lives and in our communities.

Support by a grant ...

Jun. 04 - Jun. 20, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
El Nogalar by Teatro Vivo

El Nogalar
by Teatro Vivo

"What would you risk for the land you love?" This modern bilingual adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard takes place on the beautiful ...

May. 14 - May. 16, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Austin Latino New Play Festival by Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

Staged reading each evening at 8 p.m. of a new play with Latino themes, followed by talkback/discussion

Basilica, or the One with the ...

Feb. 05 - Feb. 21, 2015
 
Austin
The Panza Monologues by Teatro Vivo

The Panza Monologues
by Teatro Vivo

Panzas! Women – even wise Latinas – are obsessed about it. Some make their peace with it, while others just suck it in. While nutritionists ...

Nov. 06 - Nov. 23, 2014
 
Austin
Ay, No! by Teatro Vivo

Ay, No!
by Teatro Vivo

Nov. 06 - Nov. 23, 2014
 
Austin
Aye, No! by Teatro Vivo

Aye, No!
by Teatro Vivo

Aye, No! is a bilingual comedy that sincerely addresses sexual identity. The play takes place in a small Texas border town. Alicia is coming home ...

Jul. 31 - Aug. 17, 2014
 
Austin
Vecinos by Teatro Vivo

Vecinos
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo presents a bilingual romantic comedy, Vecinos (Neighbors) written by Austin playwright Rupert Reyes. Reyes is most noted for the popular Petra plays; Petra’s ...

May. 08 - May. 10, 2014
 
Austin
Fourth Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival by Teatro Vivo

Fourth Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo presents the fourth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in collaboration with ScriptWorks. Everyone is invited to enjoy these three evenings of ...

Feb. 13 - Mar. 01, 2014
 
Austin
Pulga Time Machine by Teatro Vivo

Pulga Time Machine
by Teatro Vivo

What would the world be like if Selena had lived? ¡Imagínate!

That's the question in "Pulga Time Machine,"a new sketch comedy show from ...

Oct. 06 - Nov. 04, 2012
 
Austin
Mariachi Girl by Teatro Vivo

Mariachi Girl
by Teatro Vivo

Apr. 21 - Apr. 23, 2011
 
Austin
Austin Latino New Play Festival by Teatro Vivo

Austin Latino New Play Festival
by Teatro Vivo

Annual new play festival in spring; Teatro Vivo in Austin solicits scripts (deadline in December) and then does staged readings of three of them. 

Jun. 04 - Jun. 08, 2010
 
Austin
Petra's Sueño by Teatro Vivo

Petra's Sueño
by Teatro Vivo

June 2008, Teatro Vivo, Austin

Apr. 08 - Apr. 25, 2010
 
Austin
Keeping Track by Teatro Vivo

Keeping Track
by Teatro Vivo

Dec. 03 - Dec. 20, 2009
 
Austin
Petra's Pecado by Teatro Vivo

Petra's Pecado
by Teatro Vivo

Nov. 05 - Nov. 16, 2008
 
Austin
Fantasmaville by Teatro Vivo

Fantasmaville
by Teatro Vivo

2008, Austin, Teatro VIvo

Aug. 08 - Aug. 17, 2008
 
Austin
Voces de Vivo by Teatro Vivo

Voces de Vivo
by Teatro Vivo

Four one-act dramas presented by their authors, 2008