Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance Department of TheatreCollege of Liberal Arts

Fefu and Her Friends

by María Irene Fornés 
directed by Raquel Lopez

November 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm – Preview Performance, In-person only at Pao Hall
November 12, 2021 at 7:30 pm – Opening Night: In-person and Livestream
November 13, 18, 19, and 20 at 7:30 pm – In-person and Digital Recording
November 14 and 21 at 2:30 pm – In-person and Digital Recording


Written in 1977, this early immersive drama is one of the best-known plays of María Irene Fornés, Cuban-American playwright and matriarch of Latinx playwriting and avant-garde theatre traditions. Set in the 1930s, eight women gather at their friend Fefu’s home to plan an educational fundraiser. While a seemingly simple plot, the play is anything but. As the audience moves through the stage space to engage with the scenes in a different order, Fornés dramatizes the complex experiences of women in patriarchal culture.

 
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Produced in the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre




 

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