A Very Herrera Holiday

A Very Herrera Holiday

WE OUT HERE!!! I had the most fun directing this zoom play that is being performed live every night.

“Join New Repertory Theatre from your favorite device for our new Showstopper Virtual Play Series! Featuring the world premieres from two phenomenal female playwrights of color, this series gives you two live performances for just $20. From the comfort of your home and with optional audience participation, the Showstopper Virtual Play Series is live theatre at its pandemic best.”

 

 

A VERY HERRERA HOLIDAY 

By Alexis Scheer
Directed by Sarah Shin
Featuring Amanda Figueora

 

Lifestyle blogger Emma Herrera is live on Zoom to walk you through her favorite seasonal drinks
and crafts, and perhaps let some relationship frustrations slip—after all, who
isn’t looking for a little space from their spouse these days? But there’s a lot
of rum in that coquito, and something’s weird about the homemade wrapping
paper… A Very Herrera Holiday is a darkly comedic look at an influencer who may
be sharing more than festive fun.

Press: Theatre Talk Boston, WBUR

 “artfully directed by Sarah Shin……”

“In “A Very Herrera Holiday,” Scheer’s clear, engaging writing style coupled with the surrealism of the camerawork allows us to get to know the bubbly Herrera. And, Shin’s careful direction helps pull audiences right into Herrera’s warm kitchen. Shin, who most recently directed Central Square Theater’s “The First Pineapple and Other Folktales,” wants it to feel that way. In her work, she creates space for “characters and (collaborators) to exist in their boldest and most honest form,” she writes on her website. She aspires for showgoers to feel like they’re coming over for a home-cooked meal.”

 

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