When: Wed., Feb. 25, 9:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. 2015
La Maleta (The Suitcase) follows the story of Roca, a ten-year old girl who escapes from Colombia. She brings with her a suitcase, in which she believes her grandmother is hiding. Outside of Columbia, Roca befriends Paz. The two embark on an adventure when they open the suitcase, giving Roca the strength to embrace her new home. This production incorporates both Spanish and English, and explores themes of immigration, bullying, empathy, respect and more. The performance is recommended for grades two through six. A Q & A follows the performance.