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Reading of Delgadina, a new musical

January 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


DELGADINA is a new musical for all ages inspired by a Chilean folktale, with book and lyrics by Max Wojtanowicz and music by Michael Gruber. When a young woman befriends a little red snake, she is given a magical gift that transforms her community and catches the attention of the young ruler of the kingdom and his wicked advisor. There’s adventure, there’s sorcery, there’s redemption and dancing and chicken wings!

Nikki Swoboda Theisen and Adrian Lopez-Balbontin will direct the very first public reading of this work-in-progress, with Jill Dawe leading a three-piece ensemble of musicians including Geoff LeCrone on guitar and Paul Hill on drums. The cast includes:

Joy Dolo*
Susan Hofflander*
Suzie Juul
Emily Madigan
James Rodríguez
Ricardo Vazquez*
(* – appearing courtesy of Actor’s Equity Association)

The performances are free of charge, with a short discussion to follow.

Strike Theater (824 18th Ave NE, Minneapolis)

Max Wojtanowicz is a fiscal year 2017 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


January 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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