Su Teatro presenta WordFest


A festival devoted to all things WORD!  With sreenings and book readings like Jimmy Santiago Baca’s A PLACE TO STAND and Hugo Jon Sayles’ A CANDLE LIT IN THE DARK; play readings like Bobby LeFebre’s highly acclaimed NORTHSIDE, Jim Lee’s PACKIN’ IT IN and Marisela Trevino Orta’s THE RIVERBRIDE; one-person shows like Maria Cheng’s SPIRIT & SWORDED TREKS, Ruben C. Gonzalez’ LA ESQUINITA: USA & Ric Salinas in ’57 CHEVY; Hip-Hop Theatre presentations like Rickerby Hinds’ DREAMSCAPE and foreign language music concerts like LAKOU MIZIK.

3rd EVER WordFest

April 19-29, 2017

’57 Chevy (NPN Presentation)

Written by Chris Franco | Directed by Valerie Dunlap | performed by Ric Salinas

Lynette and Flaco’s Social Justice Block Party (NPN Presentation)

Written and performed by Lauren Poole and Damien Flores


Workshop Presentation: A Good Child Too Soon

presented by The SOURCE Theatre | written by Jimmy Walker | directed by Hugo Jon Sayles

Rehearsed Reading: Rosa Linda

written by Rudolfo Anaya | directed by Anthony J Garcia

Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

presented by Su Teatro & The SOURCE Theatre Company

Rehearsed Reading: ¡Ask a Mexican!

adapted by Anthony J Garcia | from the sydicated column by Gustavo Arrellano

Rehearsed Reading: Grab Your Rocks & Throw

created by Jose Gurrero

2nd EVER WordFest

April 19-30, 2016


Lakou Mizik (Westaff Presentation)


Rickerby Hinds’ Dreamscape (NPN Presentation)


public reading of Packin’ It In by Jim Lee

(co-presented w/ The SOURCE Theatre Company)

public reading of The River Bride by Marisela Trevino Orta

public reading of A Candle Lit in the Dark by Hugo Jon Sayles

(co-presented w/ The SOURCE Theatre Company)

public reading of Remember El Alamo by Albert Ramirez

1st EVER WordFest

April 20-25, 2015



Carlos Manuel in La Vida Loca (Westaff Presentation)


Ruben C Gonzalez in La Esquinita: USA (NPN Presentation)


Maria Cheng in Spirit & Sworded Treks


MOTUS Theatre in Do You Know Who I Am?


public reading of Northside by Bobby LeFebre

public reading of El Alamo by Albert Ramirez