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"Valley of the Heart"

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"Valley of the Heart"—  the new play by acclaimed playwright Luis Valdez —is a story of two families, the Yamaguchis and the Montaños, who bridge the divide of race and class while facing the explosive repercussions of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

 

From the "the Valley of Heart's Delight" in the foothills of Northern California's Santa Clara Valley in 1941 to Heart Mountain Internment Camp in Wyoming in 1945, this "memory play" follows the love, heartbreak, and fight for survival of Teruko "Thelma" Yamaguchi and Benjamin Montaño, as they see uncommon family ties through an uncertain destiny.

 

A staged reading will be presented at the JACL  2014 National Convention in San Jose.  This event is open to the public.                                              

 

"Valley of the Heart" Staged Reading

Wednesday, July 9

7-9:30pm

Le Petit Trianon Theater, San Jose

 

Full production

August 30 - October 12

Previews August 21-29

El Teatro Campesino Playhouse

San Juan Bautista

831.623.2444 

A New Play by Luis Valdez

 

Previews: Aug 21-29

El Teatro Campesino

San Juan Bautista

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