La Planchada
by FronteraFest

Jan. 18, 2023

A pair of friends, a historian and a YouTuber, team up to find out if the legend of La Planchada or “The Ironed Lady” is real or a hoax. What happens on a live stream in an abandoned hospital room will test their faith, friendship, culture, and sanity. 
Written by Carl Gonzales 
Directed by Lacey Cannon Gonzales and Ivonne Lozano-DeLuna 
Starring (in order of appearance):
Tonie Knight
Estrella Saldaña
Michael Galvan 
Ben Bazán 
Bianka Torres 
Stage management by Carl Gonzales
Costumes by Laura Celest Cannon
La Planchada is a ScriptWorks Commission. 
FronteraFest is produced in collaboration with ScriptWorks, a group dedicated to supporting emerging playwrights and developing new dramatic works.

La Planchada
by Carl Gonzales

January 18, 2023
Hyde Park Theatre
511 West 43rd Street
Austin, TX, 78751

Part of an evening of short pieces to be presented on January 18, 2023, starting at 8 p.m.

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Hyde Park Theatre is located at 511 W. 43rd Street. Covered off-street parking for the patrons of HPT is available during performances in the lot at 4315 Guadalupe Street, just north of The Parlor. You can drive through The Parlor's parking lot to reach it. Evening HPT parking also available at Kenneth's Hair Salon, just south of HPT, and at the Hyde Park Church of Christ on the northeast corner of 43rd & Avenue B. We are grateful to them all for their generosity.