The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano
By: Tlaloc Rivas
(World Premiere)

SYNOPSIS: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, young Evelyn is keeping two secrets from her family — her true feelings about growing up in Spanish Harlem, and her attitude about Abuela, her larger-than-life grandmother who’s come from Puerto Rico to live with them. Then as sudden as an earthquake, events erupt that change everything: the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican activist group, ignite garbage fires to protest the city’s failure to provide basic sanitation and other services to their neighborhood. This revolutionary act brings a new spirit of pride and resistance. Evelyn learns important truths about her Latinx identity, and the history-makers who shaped the Nuyorican identity forever.

Community Supported Art (CSA) Performance Series (2021)

Pittsburgh, PA

Producer: The New Hazlett Theater

Written & Directed: Tlaloc Rivas

Lighting Designer: Harbour Edney

Scenic Designer: Britton Mauk

Composer/Sound Designer: Sartje Pickett

Associate Sound Designer: Sebastian Gutiérrez

Costume Designer: Lindsay Goranson

Musical Director: Rick Edinger

Stage Manager: Rachael Ellis

Photography: Renee Roseneteel