Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Pagat

For Immediate Release:                                                        Contact: Michelle Blas
April 7, 2014                                                                          mcblas76@yahoo.com

 

University Theater Presents:

Pågat: A locally written and produced play about the Chamoru spirit, culture and identity

By Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua and Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero

April 24-26 and May 1-3

                               
                       
University Theater closes its 2013-2014 season with the play Pågat, written by local writers Dr. Michael Lujan Bevacqua and Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero, directed by Michelle Blas, and featuring choreography by Vince Reyes of Inetnon Gef På’go. 
 
Pågat explores the complexities of cultural identity and change through the lives of four modern young adults and the memories of a cast of spirits, who share key moments in the history of the Chamoru people. The play is set in a latte site in the jungles of Pågat. The play also conveys the essence of the word Pågat, which means to advise or give counsel, as both the modern characters and the ancient spirits help each other work through personal struggles with identity, culture, and destiny. 
 
DATES: April 24-26 and May 1-3

TIMES:  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Play starts at 7 p.m.

PLACE: University of Guam Fine Arts Theater 

ADMISSION:  $10.00 general admission, $7.50 students and seniors and FREE for all UOG and GCC students with student ID or schedule. Tickets can be purchased at the UOG box office on performance nights.
 
 
 

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