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Archive for Native Voices at the Autry

FAIRLY TRACEABLE at Native Voices at the Autry

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Native rights activist Mary Kathryn Nagle is an attorney as well as a playwright. Her latest work, Fairly Traceable, now premiering at Native Voices at the Autry, is a legal drama that pits a group of environmentalist lawyers representing a Native American tribe against a conglomeration of oil companies whose activities in the Louisiana bayou have devastated the region and the community.    Read more…

Now running through March 26

STAND-OFF AT HWY #37 at the Autry Museum

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Margaret Gray – LA Times

In “Stand-Off at Hwy #37,” a world premiere by Native Voices at the Autry, playwright Vickie Ramirez probes the ambiguous political landscape between Native and non-Native American territories. Read more…

Now running through March 16.

The Bird House, Native Voices at the Autry

PHOTO CREDIT: Craig Schwartz.

 

The Bird House by Diane Glancy.

 

Pauline Adamek – LA Weekly

Cherokee playwright Diane Glancy offers a sad slice of contemporary country life in a small, dusty town in West Texas. Struggling with a dwindling congregation in his (almost) ghost town, evangelical preacher Jonathan (aka Reverend Hawk, played by Choctaw actor Randy Reinholz) and his dependent sisters face eviction from their church home. Glancy crams several related themes into her play, from the bleak fate of the impoverished elderly to the cold-hearted business decisions of the church to the destruction of the environment when government sells out to developers.   Read more…