¡BOCÓN! by Lisa Loomer

¡BOCÓN! by Lisa Loomer, Directed by Rebecca Mayorga 2014

This timely one-act tells the story of 12-year-old Miguel who flees a repressive Central American military regime for a new life in Los Angeles.  Along the way he meets up with an unusual traveling companion, La Llorona, the legendary “Weeping Woman” of Mexican and Central American mythology. La Llorona tells Miguel,

 

“You must find your voice! Porque…who can live without a voice in this world? Without a voice, you have no story…no one knows where you come from, why you are here…without your voice, you disappear!”