Press Room

Mick Mize in Blastosphere, 2009 (photo: Jay Yamada)

Jul 16, 2019 · Central Works’ 2019 Summer Offering, ROAN @ THE GATES, OPENS JULY 20  (Download PDF)

May 12, 2019 · Central Works Season 29 continues with Patricia Milton’s cheeky thriller, THE VICTORIAN LADIES DETECTIVE COLLECTIVE – now extended through June 9!  (Download PDF)

May 26, 2018 · Central Works 2018 Summer Offering: Cristina García’s KING OF CUBA  (Download PDF)

Apr 16, 2018 · Central Works Season 28 continues with Gary Graves comic thriller, PALACE WRECKERS  (Download PDF)

Feb 6, 2018 · Central Works opens 28th season with BAMBOOZLED by Patricia Milton  (Download PDF)

Nov 26, 2017 · Central Works announces Season 28  (Download PDF)

Sep 1, 2017 · Central Works 27th season concludes with Strange Ladies  (Download PDF)

May 29, 2017 · Central Works 27th Season Continues with the Rolling World Premiere of WINTER  (Download PDF)

Apr 13, 2017 · EDWARD KING, Central Works new comedy about finding your roots opens May 13  (Download PDF)

Jan 29, 2017 · Central Works opens 27th season with YEARS IN THE HUNDREDS  (Download PDF)

Jan 5, 2017 · Central Works announces 2017 Season  (Download PDF)

Oct 9, 2016 · Central Works concludes season with a NNPN Rolling World Premiere, INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH  (Download PDF)

Apr 11, 2016 · Central Works completes a “Gothic Thrillogy” with Robert Louis Stevenson: Jekyll and Hyde  (Download PDF)

Jan 25, 2016 · Central Works launches Season 26 with an utterly ridiculous, deadly serious, Oedipal family drama  (Download PDF)

Dec 15, 2015 · Central Works Announces 2016 Season of 4 world premieres  (Download PDF)

Aug 24, 2015 · Central Works 25th Season concludes with world premiere #49, “Ada and the Memory Engine” by Lauren Gunderson

Jun 16, 2015 · Central Works presents world premiere #48, the new musical PROJECT AHAB; or, Eye of the Whale  (Download PDF)

Apr 9, 2015 · Central Works 25th Season continues with adaptation Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s haunting story, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER  (Download PDF)

Dec 15, 2014 · Central Works 25th Season opens with world premiere #46, Enemies: Foreign and Domestic  (Download PDF)

Nov 10, 2014 · Central Works 25th Season Marks 25 Years of Making Plays  (Download PDF)

Oct 10, 2014 · Central Works presents world premiere #45, Recipe, by Michael Gene Sullivan  (Download PDF)

Jun 26, 2014 · Dracula Inquest opens July 12  (Download PDF)

Apr 1, 2014 · The Crazed, opening May 17, marks 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.  (Download PDF)

Jan 17, 2014 · The Lion and the Fox opens February 22 at Central Works  (Download PDF)

Jan 13, 2014 · 2014 SEASON at the Berkeley City Club  (Download PDF)

Press photos for The Lady Matador’s Hotel

When asked is she’s afraid of death, the lady matador Suki Palacios (Erin Mei-Ling Stuart) replies, “Tell me how you die and I’ll tell you how you’ve lived.”

Central Works presents world premiere #65: The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina García, Oct 12-Nov 10 at Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.

 

Photo by Jim Norrena

As Suki Palacios prepares for the first Battle of the Lady Matadors in the Americas, she learns a breathtaking truth from a television psychic who advises Suki to devour calabazas morning, noon and night.  Here, a bellhop (Gabriel Montoya) arrives bearing the soothsayers prescription!

Central Works presents world premiere #65: The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina García, Oct 12-Nov 10 at Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.

 

Photo by Jim Norrena

Television spiritualist, Pajarita (Rudy Guerrero*) can read the future in her crystal ball; and she’s always right!

Central Works presents world premiere #65: The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina García, Oct 12-Nov 10 at Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.
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Photo by Jim Norrena

All photos: ACT OUT Photography by Jim Norrena

Suki Palacios (Erin Mei-Ling Stuart) has come to compete in the first Battle of the Lady Matadors in the Americas.  In her hotel gym, she engages in a dangerous and sizzling tango with the fascist military leader, Colonel Martin Abel (Steve Ortiz).

Central Works presents world premiere #65: The Lady Matador’s Hotel by Cristina García, Oct 12-Nov 10 at Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley.

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Photo by Jim Norrena