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.