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Zavala-Zavala

Updated: 20 hours ago

By composer | Del compositor Brian Arreola

Libretto by | Libreto de Anna Deeny Morales

June 21 - 23, 2024 | 21 al 23 de junio de 2024

Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 2 pm | Funciones: Viernes y sábado a las 8 pm, domingo a las 2 pm


This chamber opera in five cuts delves into the moving story of Natividad Zavala-Zavala, a Honduran woman torn apart from her seven-year-old grandson after their treacherous crossing of the Río Grande in 2017. Experience her heart-wrenching journey as the riveting narrative unfolds and explores the fragility of judicial systems in the face of Trump's Zero Tolerance directive.


Esta ópera de cámara en cinco partes narra la historia de Natividad Zavala-Zavala, una inmigrante hondureña separada de su nieto de 7 años de edad tras cruzar el traicionero Río Grande en el 2017. Sé testigo de este conmovedor recorrido, al tiempo que la pieza analiza la fragilidad del sistema judicial americano de cara a la Ley de Cero Tolerancia de la época de Trump.


Tickets | Boletos: $30 - General Admission | Admisión General.


This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Ford Foundation.

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