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Bilingual play "B'aktun 13" opens Friday - 2 weekends only

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Don’t miss the launch of a new bilingual touring production by Teatro Milagro …


Written by Dañel Malán, directed by Matthew B. Zrebski and sponsored by Juan Young Trust and La Bonita Restaurant
January 12 - 21, 2012 • Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark St., Portland

Swept up in an immigration raid and deported to Mexico, Rio, Luz and Sal are suddenly immersed into indigenous prophecies surrounding B’aktun 13, the final era in the Mayan calendar. In the Yucatán, they encounter Mayan deities Ixchel, goddess of water and moon, and Ahpuch, god of death, who lead the trio deeper into a mythological universe. Time revolves like a Mayan calendar as each must face the consequences of their pasts. When the end of the era of B’aktun 13 arrives on December 21, 2012, will the world change? Or will they?

This production is bilingual. The performance is approximately one hour and suitable for ages 10 and older.

"B’aktun 13" plays two weekends only, Jan. 12 through Jan. 21, 2012 at the Milagro Theatre (525 SE Stark St., Portland). Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on January 15, and a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. on January 21, which will be followed by a resource fair. Individual tickets are $12-$24 (there are discounts for students, seniors and groups of 15 or more) and may be purchased by calling 503-236-7253 weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or online anytime from http://www.milagro.or...­ Prices vary depending on the date and if you purchase in advance or at the door. Nominal ticket service handling charges may apply.

Take a look at various images from our production online at­. We’ve already uploaded press photos and will add production photos next week.

The Miracle Theatre Group has been dedicated to bringing the vibrancy of Latino theatre to the Northwest community and beyond for more than 27 years. In addition to its national tours, Miracle provides a home for Spanish and Latin American arts and culture at El Centro Milagro, where it enriches the local community with a variety of community outreach projects and educational programs designed to share the diversity of Latino culture. For more information about the Miracle Theatre Group, visit or call 503-236-7253.

Tim Krause, Marketing Director
Miracle Theatre Group
503-236-7253 ext. 113
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