The Totally Fake Latino News, Episode 1

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The Totally Fake Latino News is a bi-weekly comedy sketch series from performance troupe Culture Clash. Culture Clash offers 10-minute doses of levity, poetics and payasadas (clowning), from their homes and streets of SoCal and beyond. Watch them chronicle the isolation, joys and gut wrenching response to protests on the nations streets against police brutality as they stand in fierce support for Black Lives Matter. Their fake news exists in a pandemic-ready format and can be very real. "The Totally Fake Latino News with Culture Clash” is part of La Jolla Playhouse’s acclaimed Without Walls (WOW) program, a series of digitally-delivered productions.

Title of Work: The Totally Fake Latino News, Episode 1
Presented By: Culture Clash
Originally Presented: June 15, 2020
Edited By: Pablo Prietto
Curated By: Richard Montoya
Comissioned By: La Jolla Playhouse WOW

In the mood for a 10-minute dose of laughter to combat isolation? Welcome to the world and minds of Culture Clash’s Totally Fake Latino News, featuring Speedy Gonzales, Dolores Huerta, Nacho Libre, Coyote Barney and much more!

About Culture Clash
Culture Clash is a Chicano/Latino performance troupe composed of the writers- satirists Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Sigüenza.

About La Jolla Playhouse
"From Tony Award-winning plays and musicals, to imaginative programs for young audiences, to interactive experiences outside our theatre walls, the Playhouse brings people together to inspire discussion and open pathways to new ways of thinking." (more)


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