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“La gallina y la tortilla de maíz” with Teatro La Bolsa
July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Turuleca hen is looking for help cooking corn tortillas. Will the farm animals help her? Teatro La Bolsa, a local Latin-American theatre company, will present a bilingual play for children that highlights the value of friendship, solidarity, and sharing. Families are invited to participate in this fun, interactive performance in front of Peirce Mill, where people still grind corn today!
After the play, families are invited to tour the mill, try grinding corn by hand, or use cornmeal play dough to make their own pretend tortillas!
Playwright: KAM Chacana
Performers: Patricia Meneses, Jose Gonzalez, and Karen Morales-Chacana
Date: Saturday, July 22, 11:00am to 12:00pm
Rain date: Sunday, July 23, 11:00am to 12:00pm
Free public programs at Peirce Mill are supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.