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Auditions August 29th, 6pm



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Our 6th Annual Summer One-Act Festival

3 Emerging Directors, 3 Latinx Plays!

Tickets on sale now!

Weekends - August 8 to 25, 2019
Thursday, August 8th at 8:00pm*
Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays 8/11 & 8/18 at 7pm; and Sunday Matinee 8/25 at 2pm
*August 8th is a PREVIEW Performance*

Wilkerson Theatre, 1723 25th Street, Sacramento (located inside the California Stage Arts Complex, enter through gate on 25th St.)

$13 in advance (Online)
$16 at the door, General Admission

Preview: $10 online, $12 at the door

Please Note: Online ticket sales end 3 hours before show time. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door 30 minutes prior to each scheduled performance, pending availability. Tickets at the door are CASH ONLY. Concessions (snacks/drinks) are available for purchase before the show and at intermission. Cash Only.

Having trouble with the ticket link? Copy and paste the link below into your browser. https://teatrooneacts.brownpapertickets.com/



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The Pen by Diana Burbano
directed by Catalina Bucheli Serrano
About the Play: A story about immigration and justice, or the lack thereof. How far are you willing to go to help thousands of people? Share a post? Donate to a cause? Become an activist? Sacrifice your own life?

7 Days to Mexican by Annette Sanchez
directed by Mat Espinosa
About the Play: In preparation for her son's presentation at his school's multicultural event, a Mexican-American mother realizes her children do not know anything about being Mexican, and has just seven days to help her family “become more Mexican” in this comedic one-act about culture loss, assimilation, and honoring our heritage.

Pick Me Up by Rachel Lynett
directed by Pano Roditis
About the Play: Jenna, a law student, and Lely, an escort she has hired for the night, awkwardly share a hotel room as they attempt to figure out how they know each other in this funny, heartbreaking, endearing play about how outside pressures can push us towards doing something we aren’t even sure we want to do.



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Auditions for Teatro Espejo’s production of Pulitzer Prize Winner “Water by the Spoonful” by Quiara Alegría Hudes
directed by Nicole C. Limón

AUDITIONS: Thursday, August 29, 2019 (Three Penny Theatre) 6:00pm to 8:45pm

CALLBACKS: Friday, August 30, 2019 (Wilkerson Theatre) 6:00pm to 8:00pm

SEND EMAIL TO info@teatroespejo.com to reserve an audition spot. Please include:

"[YOUR FIRST & LAST NAME] Water Audition Reservation" in the subject line.


  • Prepare a 60 to 90 second contemporary monologue that best reflects the character you are are most interested in being cast

  • Plus, cold readings from script

  • Actors who have performed in less than two shows with Teatro Espejo, please bring headshot/resume (if available)

  • Sides available online: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16Hwh0BZXNyyz9im8S0o5Lj37ukoXDJfx

ADDRESS: 1725 25th Street, Sacramento

(***Inside the California Stage R25 Arts Complex. Enter through gate on 25th Street. Three Penny Theatre is to the left. Wilkerson Theatre is to the right. Please note: Entrance for audition is NOT on R Street.***)

  • Doors open approx. 5:45pm

  • Monologues begin at 6:00pm, limited slots

  • Cold reads begin approx. 7:00/7:15pm

  • We ask that you stay for both monologue and cold reads

  • You may want to bring a bottle of water, as there is no fountain


  • Rehearsals begin 9/12

  • Attendance at Tech Week is required

  • Off Book by 9/30

  • Performances: Fri, Sat, Sun 10/25 - 11/17 (No performance on 11/2)

  • Sunday shows at 7pm, and ONE 2pm matinee TBA

  • Performing in California Stage


About “Water by the Spoonful”:

"Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts keep each other alive, hour by hour, day by day. The boundaries of family and community are stretched across continents and cyberspace as birth families splinter and online families collide. WATER BY THE SPOONFUL is a heartfelt meditation on lives on the brink of redemption."



ELLIOT ORTIZ: An Iraq vet with a slight limp, works at Subway sandwich shop, scores an occasional job as a model or actor, Yazmin's cousin, Odessa's birth son, Puerto Rican, twenty-four

YAZMIN ORTIZ: In her first year as an adjunct professor of music, Odessa's niece and Elliot's cousin, Puerto Rican, twenty-niin.

HAIKUMOM, aka Odessa Ortiz, founder of www.recover-together.com, works odd janitorial jobs, lives one notch above squalor, Puerto Rican, thirty-nine.

FOUNTAINHEAD, aka John, a computer programmer and entrepreneur, lives on Philidelphia's Main Line, white, forty-one.

CHUTES&LADDERS: Lives in San Diego, has worked a low-level job at the IRS since the Reagan years, his real name is Clayton "Buddy" Wilkie, African American, fifty-six.

ORANGUTAN: A recent community college graduate, her real name is Madeleine Mays and before that Yoshiko Sakai, Japanese by birth, thirty-one.

A GHOST, also plays PROFESSOR AMAN, and Arabic Professor at Swarthmore, also plays a POLICEMAN IN JAPAN.