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First Look: Quixote Nuevo

¡Que viva el Quixote! Set in the fictional modern-day Texas border town of La Plancha, Quixote and his luckless but trusty sidekick, Sancho, embark on a fantastical quest in search of long-lost love. Infused with imagination, comedy, and Tejano music, Quixote Nuevo reveals the joys and perils of facing down Death and becoming the hero […]

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Denver’s Own Chicano, Latiné and Mexican Heroes

From the archives: this article was originally published on May 17, 2022 By Rowena Alegría, Chief Storyteller for the City and County of Denver From Denver’s earliest years – when the land that would become the Mile High City was better known as a gathering place for Ute, Cheyenne, Arapaho and other Native nations – […]

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¡Comunidad, Cultura y Fiesta! A Quixote Nuevo Community Celebration

Celebrate an evening of Hispanic and Latin American arts and culture at the Quixote Nuevo community celebration — ¡Comunidad, Cultura y Fiesta! Ending the 2022 DCPA Theatre Company season with a bash, the free community celebration will bring together dance, live music, and more by fellow Denver community organizations. The event, held on June 9 […]

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Women of the Borderland: Teresita Sandoval and Neomexicanos of Colorado

The word “Tejano” has slipped into the American language, meaning someone of Mexican descent living in Texas. There’s Tejano food, music and culture. But the phrase, “Neomexicanos,” not so much. For one thing, there were simply not many of these people – the Spanish and Mexican colonists who ventured into Northern New Mexico and Southern […]

A nuevo Quixote: Still seeking to right the wrongs of his past

Originally written for Hartford Stage in September 2019 Considered one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in North America, Octavio Solis has been produced from New York to California, including in Denver with the DCPA Theatre Company world premiere of Lydia in 2008. He spoke with jose sebastian alberdi about his play, the characteristic humor […]

11 cast members of Quixote Nuevo

DCPA Theatre Company Announces the Full Cast and Creative Team for Quixote Nuevo

The DCPA Theatre Company is proud to announce the full casting and creative team for Quixote Nuevo in the Wolf Theatre running May 13 – June 12, 2022. “The world that playwright Octavio Solís has created in Quixote Nuevo takes the spirit of the classic Don Quixote, and creates a new journey based in La […]