Star of Ocotillo
December 1st through 23rd
Written by: Herbert Siguenza
Directed by: Herbert Siguenza & James P. Darvas
Herbert Siguenza returns with his third alternative Christmas play for OnStage Playhouse. Star of Ocotillo (Oh-Koh-Tee-Yoh) is a dark Chicano comedy of manners with miraculous consequences. A Hollywood producer and his TV star wife construct a luxury home on the edge of the border. A couple of old friends come over for the weekend and things unravel when a young undocumented girl is found hiding. Dark secrets are exposed and their world falls apart as the young girl carries the hope of a New World.