MCT set to present 'Blue Bullets' as first Montgomery Davis Play Development Series reading
Monday, September 12, 2016
True to its mission of nurturing local theatre artists, Milwaukee
Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents the Montgomery Davis Play
Development Series staged reading of BLUE
BULLETS by Wisconsin playwright Alvaro Saar
Rios on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The reading
will be directed by Sheri Williams Pannell
and features Liz Faraglia, Karl Oye Iglesias, Ray
Jivoff, Chiké Johnson, Michelle Lopez-Rios and Shayne
BLUE BULLETS is set in Houston, Texas in 1977.
As protesters organize and call for "No More Blue Bullets" in the
wake of rampant police brutality, the locals gather at Señora
Ramirez' bakery for pan dulce and wrestle with the question of how
a community should respond to these turbulent times.
Alvaro Saar Rios' plays have been performed in
Milwaukee, New York City, Hawaii, London and all over Rios' home
state of Texas. Rios has written plays for First Stage, Milwaukee
Repertory Theater, The Roberto Hernandez Center at the University
of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.
His play LUCHADORA! was named one of the 15 best plays of 2014-15
in Milwaukee by OnMilwaukee. Rios holds an MFA in writing for the
stage and screen from Northwestern University. Rios currently lives
in Milwaukee and teaches playwriting at the University of
BLUE BULLETS will be performed
on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in
the Skylight Bar & Bistro, located on the second level of the
Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukee's Historic
Third Ward. Tickets for the reading are Pay-What-You-Can at the
door. Seating is first-come, first-served.
The Skylight Bar & Bistro, operated by Indulge Wine Room,
will be open for dinner and refreshments starting at 5:30
pm. Dinner reservations are welcomed in advance by
or calling 414.291.3773.
The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series is being sponsored
by Konrad K. Kuchenbach. For more information about the
staged reading, contact Milwaukee Chamber Theatre at 414.276.8842
or visit milwaukeechambertheatre.com.
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