Lucha Libre in the Global Arena
by Glass Half Full Theatre
This original performance for all ages from Glass Half Full Theatre features wrestlers who represent solutions for Climate Crisis: Alternative Energy, Carbon Capture, El Resourcerer, and Zorro Waste. These luchadores each have their own plan to save Planet Earth, but they don’t agree which will work best. Collective action? Individual choices? The latest technologies? Or ancestral knowledge? They’ll need to overlook their differences and work together to defeat the ultimate combatant, Max Extinction.
Blending the Mexican form of Lucha Libre with digital media and puppets, two actors perform six characters en español e ingles to wrestle their way to a global solution for Climate Change.
July 01, 2023
1110 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX, 78704
July 1st, 2023 @2 PM - 3 PM
Lucha Libre in the Global Arena, a bilingual show for adults and kids (6 and up)
Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Pay What You Wish ($0 - $100,000). Minimum $1 to reserve tickets in advance.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, and by the Artist Access Program from Austin Parks and Rec.
The Award-Winning Glass Half Full Theatre has been on a national tour for the past four months with Cenicienta, A Bilingual Cinderella Story (most recently presented in Austin at The Zach Scott Theater in fall 2022). The collective of playwright/ devisers at Glass Half Full Theatre were named the Most Produced Playwrights for Youth in the 22-23 season by TYA/USA, the national organization of theaters for youth and family audiences. Glass Half Full Theatre creates original work in Austin, Texas, and is dedicated to creating smart, clever, visually-engaging works that suit a range of ages from 5 to 105. Their most recent original work, Yamel Cucuy, was named to the Top Ten Theatrical Works of 2022 by the Austin Chronicle and The Top Seven Most Memorable works by Sightlines.