by Katie Bender
Directed by Jerry Ruiz
ALLEY ALL NEW FESTIVAL WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE
THE RUN TIME IS APPROXIMATELY 1 hour and 50 MINUTES.
Age Recommendation: Age 14 and up
Based on the historically documented group of women, children and enslaved people who survived the battle of the Alamo, Texas native Katie Bender’s epic new play puts the story back into the hands of the people who lived to tell it. Told by a diverse ensemble of voices that didn’t make the history books, with supporting roles for some well-documented figures, Survivors, an Alamo Play is an intimately drawn look at the surprising alliances necessary to persist in the shifting and mercurial climate of Mexico’s fledgling democracy.
Friday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m.*
Saturday, January 18 at 8:00 p.m.*
Sunday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m.*
Saturday, January 25 at 8:30 p.m.*
Sunday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m.*
*Join us for a post-show discussion after the reading.
All Alley All New workshop performances and readings are free and open to the public. Seating at the Alley All New Festival is general admission, with priority seating for festival package holders. Learn more about our new festival seating policy here.
Survivors, an Alamo Play was developed at UC Santa Barbara’s Launch Pad.