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Sunday, November 19, 2017 2 pm - 4 pm

By Alvaro Saar Rios
Director Justin Lucero

Imagine the Chinese legend Mulan set in the world of lucha libre – Mexican wrestling. This is "Luchadora!" The discovery of a wrestling mask prompts Lupita, a Wisconsin grandmother, to share her tale about growing up in 1960s Texas. As Lupita's tale unfolds, her life as a teen tomboy comes alive – bike riding with friends, working at her father’s flower stand and lucha libre. When a World Championship match is announced, Lupita anticipates seeing it until she discovers her ailing father is one of the wrestlers. With the help of a magical Mask Maker, Lupita secretly trains to take her father’s place. She soon finds it difficult keeping her secret from her friends and, most importantly, her father.

UH Wortham Theatre
$20 General/$15 Faculty, Staff, Alumni/$12 Seniors/$10 Student
Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts School of Theatre & Dance

KGMCA Box Office: 713-743-3388

School of Theatre & Dance

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