Sonia Flew

Sonia Flew

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Melinda Lopez’s powerful story of love and sacrifice that The Boston Globe calls an “extraordinary achievement by an emerging playwright.” Sonia, a Cuban exiled during Castro’s rise to power, is forced to relive her tumultuous childhood when her only son enlists in the military following 9/11. Using humor and sensitivity, Sonia Flew paints a lyrical portrait of two families in two countries over a 40-year span.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Philip Casnoff as Daniel/Orfeo
Hector Elizondo as Sam/Tito
James Martinez as Zak/Jose
Rachel Nicks as Jen/Young Sonia
Isabelle Ortega as Pilar/Nina
Elizabeth Peña as Sonia/Marta

Directed by Jenny Sullivan. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in June of 2007.

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Philip Casnoff, Hector Elizondo, James Martinez, Rachel Nicks, Isabelle Ortega, Elizabeth Pena


Melinda Lopez

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978 1 58081 374 7

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