Come & Take It by Bernardo Cubría
Saturday, March 13, 2021
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
The UH School of Theatre & Dance proudly presents the world premier of UH Alum Bernardo Cubria’s play, Come & Take It, adapted from Bertolt Brecht’s In The Jungle of Cities and based in Houston, TX present day. Xoch tries to take back her old neighborhood and family’s land after it has been gentrified. Local mom and pop businesses have been replaced by breweries and high-end boutiques while the character and culture have been erased. Xoch seeks revenge from Garga, a local brewer, first by trying to take his white privilege and then by taking over his life. Garga won’t go so quietly and fights back. Their actions have consequences and their family, friends and city pay for it.
To view this performance, register for a free ticket here. While you will select a time and date to view the performance, the video link will be continuously viewable between Friday, March 12th at 8:00 PM and Sunday, March 21st at 11:00 PM. To view the event during this time frame, click the orange “View the event” or “Join the event” button in your confirmation email or subsequent reminder emails. Please note, you must be logged in using the email address provided when claiming tickets.
Please note: Due to delays caused by the winter storm in Texas, this event, which was originally scheduled for the weekend of March 5th, has been rescheduled to the weekend of March 12th. All current ticket holders’ tickets have been transferred to the new dates. If you would like to cancel your ticket, you can do so by following the steps in this article.