Kita y Fernanda

written by Tanya Saracho
Directed by Ann Filmer
September 25- October 25, 2008

“Writers this good don’t stay unknown for long!” –Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune

“I am in awe of writer Tanya Saracho’s new play at the 16th Street Theater… beautifully rendered… flawless direction… a writer at the top of her game…” –Fabrizio O. Almeida, New City
“It’s a rare show and a choice one that merits a second viewing… dynamic actors…
few plays explore such intricate subject matter…” — Christopher Shea, Time Out Chicago

KITA Y FERNANDA
by 16th Street playwright-in-residence Tanya Saracho
Directed by Ann Filmer
September 25 – October 25, 2008

Kita y Fernanda is a look at class, immigration and women’s friendships as it follows the lives of two girls growing up in the same household; one the privileged daughter of a rich Mexican family living in Texas the other Kita the child of an undocumented maid.

Tanya Saracho was born in Mexico and is the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Teatro Luna: Chicago’s Chicago’s all Latina Theatre. Plays include Our Lady of the Underpass, Quita Mitos and Aparicion. She is at work on a project titled 27 based on 27 interviews with Latin American/Iberian women.

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PLAYWRIGHT
Tanya Saracho

DIRECTOR
Ann Filmer

CAST
Charin Alvarez
Belinda Cervantes
Stephanie Diaz
Suzette Mayobre



DESIGNERS
Barry Bennett, sound
Noel Henke, props
Whitney McBride, costumes
Mac Vaughey, lights
Ian Zywica, scenic

STAGE MANAGER
Michelle Rossi

INTERN, UNDERSTUDY
Amanda Lopez