“This play uses the familiar conceit of a road trip out West to explore a mother-daughter’s journey to reconnect,” director Tina Parker said. “It is alternatively hilarious and heartbreaking, magical and messy – just like any American family.”
Quiara Alegría Hudes (playwright) is a resident writer at New Dramatists and the Joyce Fellow at the Goodman Theatre.
Her plays include Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best Musical “In The Heights, Barrio Grrrl!” (book and lyrics, Helen Hayes nomination for Theater for Young Audiences), “A Soldier’s Fugue” (Pulitzer Prize finalist) and “Yemaya’s Belly” (The Clauder Prize).
“26 Miles” opens on Fri., Nov. 11 and runs through Sat., Dec. 10 in the Heldt/Hall Theater at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) located at 3120 McKinney Avenue in Uptown. Ticket prices range from $30 for all opening night tickets, $15 - $25 for adults and $10 - $20 for MAC, STAGE, KERA, DART, ARTSCARD, TCG members, students and senior citizens/65+ (all with proper ID). Special group rates are also available.
All tickets are general admission seating. Audience warning: This production contains adult language.
Performances are Thursday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., with additional performances on Wed. at 8 p.m. (Nov. 30 and Dec. 7) and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (Nov. 20 and 27 and Dec. 4). “Talk-Backs” with the actors and director follow the Sunday matinee performances.
There will also be a special “Feeding Frenzy Friday” fundraiser for the North Texas Food Bank on Fri., Dec. 3rd, where $10 of every ticket sold will benefit the services provided by NTFB.
Audience Warning: This production contains adult language.