The Actors’ Gang Theater will host a special talkback event with Dolores Huerta, Founder and President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, following the Friday, Aug. 6 performance of We Live On.
She will join Artistic Director Tim Robbins on a panel moderated by Mariana Da Silva. Da Silva is also co-founder of El Cine, a nonprofit dedicated to providing film education for the cost of a movie ticket to marginalized communities, predominantly Latinx.
We Live On, based on Hard Times by Studs Terkel, with additional text by Tim Robbins and the cast, is now in its world premiere through Sept. 4. This is a live virtual production that is presented in three parts. The music is by Cameron Dye and David Robbins. The world premiere features 30 accounts of the Great Depression, including those of Huerta, Dorothy Day, and Cesar Chavez.
Each part will present ten stories and aims to stand as a complete experience. People from anywhere around the world can also join an online prerecorded screening every Sunday, between through Sept. 5.
We Live On marks the first Actors’ Gang main stage production since the Culver City theater closed its doors in March of 2020.
All tickets are Pay-What-You-Can and are available online at www.TheActorsGang.com or 310-838-4264. The theater is also extending free tickets to people who can’t afford to make a donation. For additional information, assistance, or access to free tickets, please email at [email protected].