Inspired by the classic film The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli, a young woman living in a small Mexican town, and her companions venture across the border determined to bring back seven good men to protect their village from the invasion of narco-traficantes and the risk of extinction. Playwright Karen Zacarías (author of The Book Club Play
) has crafted Luis Alberto Urrea’s bestselling novel into a fast-paced comical tale full of colorful characters that surprise and delight. A funny and heartwarming look at the dreams shared on both sides of the border.
A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere with Milagro (Portland, OR), Central Works (Berkeley, CA) and San Diego Rep.
Part of 10th Anniversary Club, 100 Club and 3-Play Subscription Series
Moderated post-show dialogues follow Thursday and Friday performances.
Playwright Karen Zacarias named one of top 20 most produced American playwrights! — American Theatre