Written & Performed by Tina D’Elia
Directed by Mary Guzmán
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:30pm
75 minutes | No intermission | Ages 12+
Overlooked Latinas–the new queer telenovela farce of our century!
It’s January 21, 2021–fortunately the election turns out much better this time! Butch dyke Angel Torres, thinks she’s having one of the best days of her life. She’s gaining buy-in from an NBC producer to sign onto her show sher’s directing with her buddy Carla Garcia. The TV show would highlight legendary Latinx movie stars during the McCarthy era. Enter the femme fatale creating chaos with Angel’s wife and Angel’s life.
Tina D’Elia is a Bay Area award winning solo performer, actor, casting director, and co-screenwriter. Tina’s west coast premiere of Overlooked Latinas at the Brava Theater received a successful audience response of multiple standing ovations and sold-out houses. Tina’s solo show: The Rita Hayworth of this Generation, also directed by Mary Guzmán, won Best of Fringe (2015) and won Best of Sold Out Shows at the San Francisco Fringe Festival (2015). Tina is the recipient of the Best Actress Award from the Equality International Film Festival (Emeryville, CA, 2017) and received the Diversity Casting Award (2017) and the Trail Blazer Award and Executive Producer Award from the Equality International Film Festival (Sacramento, 2015). Tina and director Maria Breaux won the Frameline33 Film Festival Audience Award for her co-screenwriting in the short film Lucha, (2009).