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The Madres (World Premiere)
Victory Gardens Theater
Presented By:
Teatro Vista
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Presented by Teatro Vista

By Stephanie Alison Walker
Directed by Teatro Vista's Executive Artistic Director, Ricardo Gutiérrez
Suitable for mature audiences only 17+

Richard Christiansen Theatre at Victory Gardens (The Biograph)
2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
April 14 through May 20, 2018

It's 1979 in Buenos Aires, Argentina where people are disappearing right off the street. The so-called "Dirty War" waged by the military Junta against its own people is in full-swing. Carolina and her mother Josefina are searching for their pregnant daughter/granddaughter, Belén, who has been missing for twelve weeks. When they receive a surprise visit first from a priest who is now the chaplain to the military at ESMA (one of the known concentration camps) and then by a soldier from the neighborhood who is also stationed at ESMA, they come up with a plan to try to see Belén one last time. Will it work? Will they be able to save her baby? Will they be able to save themselves. 


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