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The Trouble with my Name by Javier Ávila
October 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10
This high-octane, poignant, and hilarious one-man show is a tour-de-force that will make audiences laugh, cry, and embrace the autobiographical journey of a man who moves between cultures to provide a fascinating perspective of American Latinos who struggle to dispel misconceptions about their identity and place in the world. The Trouble with My Name examines the issues of language, race, and social justice in an eye-opening performance where Ávila engages the audience as he tells the story of his life and reads poetry that illustrates what it means to be the American of the future. Ávila’s show breaks barriers and embraces the diversity of a nation whose history is rich and colorful. The message transcends boundaries of race, ethnicity, and geography. It is a show not to be missed.
- October 12, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Teatro Esperanza
4261 N. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140 United States + Google Map
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