In this deeply funny, deeply thought-provoking piece, a Mexican American urban sophisticate who wants to connect with his roots ventures deep into the Mexican interior. Written by Raul Garza and featuring Mical Trejo.
Austin-based playwright Raul Garza is a winner of the National Latino Playwrights Award. His plays have been produced across the United States and in Mexico. Webster originally directed Trejo in Confessions of a Mexpatriate for Teatro Vivo, and the play then toured from Austin to Chicago, New Mexico, and San Miguel de Allende.
Raul Garza is an Austin-based playwright who tells stories that resound with culture and sense of place. His full-length play Fantasmaville received the National Latino Playwriting Award, and earned a B. Iden Payne Award nomination for Outstanding Original Script. His short play MyHEB garnered FronteraFest 2015 Best of Fest recognition. Raul's full length plays include Fantasmaville, Sanctuary, Cura, Confessions of a Mexpatriate, Ruby, There and Back, and El. His short story "In the Room" won the 2014 Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest, "Running Bear" and "LeBaron" were cited for Honorable Mention by the 2017 and 2014 Texas Observer Short Story Contest. When not writing, Raul explores kundalini yoga, devours pop culture, and serves as creative director of TKO Advertising. https://www.theraulito.com
Mical Trejo - Born and raised in Edinburg, TX, Mical has been performing in Austin since moving there in1992 to major in theatre at St. Ed's. While still in college, Mical wrote and performed at the legendary Esther's Follies and upon graduation in 1997 helped found the Emmy nominated Latino Comedy Project. Mical has enjoyed stints as a host on radio for 6 years, host and lead writer on ME-Television, in addition to lending his voice to video games and various VO projects. On stage, some of Mical's favorite shows include A Behanding in Spokane, Radio:30, Middletown, The Antipodes, Fixing Troilus & Cressida, The Intergalactic Nemesis, There & Back, and countless original productions by the Latino Comedy Project. Mical was recently nominated as "Best Actor in Austin" by the Austin Chronicle Reader's Poll and has toured Confessions of a Mexpatriate to Chicago, Santa Fe, San Miguel De Allende, Albuquerque, Marfa, and recently concluded a 5-week run at Hyde Park Theatre in Austin, TX.