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Scenes From the Vault: Zoot Suit

Oct 24, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Organizer’s Site
Council District
City Council District 14
Event Series Dates
till December 31

When Center Theatre Group’s Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson met with Luis Valdez to commission a play that was quintessentially Los Angeles—what came from their meeting redefined theatre history. When Luis Valdez’s Zoot Suit first premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in association with Teatro El Campesino in 1978, it made history as the first time a Chicano play had been given a mainstage production at the Taper.



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