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The Hero Twins: Blood Race

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Presented by The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance and UT at Austin - Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, Austin TX

Dec 06 - 07 2019
The Hero Twins: Blood Race

The Hero Twins: Blood Race, by Ramón Esquivel, is a brand new, original story inspired by the politics and culture of classic Mayan society.

The orders of the ruling and working classes have forever been decided by a competitive race through the underworld. For as long as this Blood Race has been run, the ruling class have remained victorious. Moth’s twin brother Cricket ran the Blood Race on behalf of the working people and never returned from the underworld. Now, in order to free her brother and liberate her people, Moth must compete in the race herself. To win, Moth needs to beat the odds, overcome deadly obstacles and defeat

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Full Price – $15.00

UT Faculty/Staff – UT ID required to enter venue with this ticket – $15.00

Any primary, secondary, or college student – $12.00


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PerformancesOpening: December 6 at 7:00 p.m.Additional Performances: December 7 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.Special EventsFamily Day Post-Performance Workshop Immediately following the performance of The Hero Twins: Blood Race on December 7 at 2:00 p.m., guests are invited to an interactive workshop and reception sponsored by UTeach Fine Arts to discuss and create art in response to the play’s themes. Reservations required; free to attendees.*R.S.V.P. *Tickets to attend The Hero Twins: Blood Race must be purchased and are separate from the R.S.V.P. registration to the workshop. Guests wishing to attend both events must purchase tickets and complete the R.S.V.P. form above. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

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