Empanada for a Dream

maned wolf productions · Ages 14+ · United States of America

one person show
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MARCO ANTONIO RODRIGUEZ certified reviewer June 26, 2022
tagged as: joyful · Fantastic · moving · poignant · funny
Loved the show! Hope they bring it back! We rarely see Colombian stories and I was thrilled! ... full review
TIFFANY COX certified reviewer June 24, 2022
The show was intricate, detailed and so full. We all walked away thinking about family, our part in it and how others have affected our lives.... full review
BERNARDO CUBRÍA certified reviewer June 24, 2022
An amazing tour de force performance. Cannot recommend enough The best play I saw at the fringe... full review
JAMI BRANDLI certified reviewer June 24, 2022
tagged as: funny · moving · powerful
Juan Villa is magic! A powerful script and a powerhouse performance. Don't miss this!... full review
MEG LIN certified reviewer June 22, 2022
tagged as: unique · energetic · passionate
I loved Juan’s energy, passion, and love for his family and culture. The stories he shared were so vividly described that I felt like I was right there with him. There aren’t a lot of stories out there about the Colombian American experience, so this show is a real treat!... full review
CAROL BECKER certified reviewer June 21, 2022
This was transformative story-telling and one of the most amazing solo shows I have ever seen! Honestly, I was blown away by the level of writing, direction, design elements and the enormous acting chops that were on full display (courtesy of Juan Francisco Villa)! WOW!!! What. A. Show. ... full review
YOUSIF NASH certified reviewer June 20, 2022
Must see!... full review
NICK PAUL certified reviewer June 19, 2022
tagged as: family · dramatic · funny
Wonderful! Juan brought humor and passion to this amazing fringe project. ... full review
TOSIN MOROHUNFOLA certified reviewer June 19, 2022
Empanada shook me to the core. What a phenomenal story about lineage and the sins of one’s family and the burden of generational curses. From beginning to end, this one-man show showed us SO MANY men and women that deserve to have their story told. ... full review