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Department ofTheatre and Dance

To The Bone

By Lisa Ramirez

Directed by Karina Gutiérrez

April 29 - May 8, 2022

Fess Parker Studio Theatre

Examine the nature of equality and justice through this gritty play about exploited Latina immigrants in a chicken processing plant. This contemporary American drama gives audiences a close-up look into the complex lives of the invisible workforce that puts food on our tables.

Content Warning
Be advised that To The Bone contains mature language and sensitive topics that may affect certain audience members. Content includes racially motivated hate speech, violence, rape, and suicide.

 5/6 5:30pm Mayer Theatre
Pre-show conversation on Art/Activism Today: Dolores Huerta with Lisa Ramirez, playwright of To The Bone. Moderated Karina Gutierrez, Ph.D.

Iconic American labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and To the Bone playwright Lisa Ramirez will join Karina Gutierrez, Ph.D., Director of the Department of Theatre and Dance production of To the Bone, for a moderated conversation on labor unions, the performing arts, and how To the Bone confronts such timely and topical subject matter. 

2 female characters in an embrace with a child abed in background

4 factory workers on the line with supervisors office in background

High-school age students, 2 female, and 1 male with flowers

Daughter separating Mom and Aunt in an argument