window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Sunday , March 24 2019
JustLikeThat728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
shark 728×90
EPHP Spring Training
Utep_DEC_728
Amy’s Astronomy
STEP 728
Home | Lifestyle | Jewel Box Series Opens with Del Valle’s ‘Ballad of Roobie Rookie’

Jewel Box Series Opens with Del Valle’s ‘Ballad of Roobie Rookie’

The El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre opens its fifth season with a futuristic Western co-written by an autistic Del Valle High School student.

The Ballad of Roobie Rookie opens the 2018-2019 Jewel Box Series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 14 in the Philanthropy Theatre on the second floor of the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre Annex, above the box office.

The Ballad of Roobie Rookie is a post-apocalyptic Western with a robot sheriff named Wreckie, and a bad guy named Crooked Beak, who leads a band of animal outlaws.

It was adapted for the stage from a screenplay by Del Valle student Robert De La Rosa and The Border Theatre Director Austin Savage.

It debuted at the high school on April 2, 2018 — World Autism Awareness Day — and was performed by students from the Del Valle’s theater department, led by school Theatre Director Marissa Thurman. She returns to direct a new student cast for the Jewel Box Series performance.

The Jewel Box Series was created by the El Paso Community Foundation to showcase local performing arts groups in the 191-seat Philanthropy Theatre, located above the above the Plaza Theatre box office on the second floor of the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre annex

The Jewel Box Series is produced in partnership with El Paso Live, and presents diverse, unusual and inventive programs.

Next up is Lisa Loomer’s one-act Bocón, performed by Los Actores and directed by Hector Serrano, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 11.

Tickets are $16 at the Plaza Theatre Box Office, online and via phone at 800-745-3000. Season tickets are $90, available by calling 915-533-4020 or going to the foundation’s website.

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts nothing more.

Check Also

Doom Patrol S1E5

Video+Kinda Spoiler-Free Review: Doom Patrol episode 5 on DC Universe

We are now on episode 5 of what we like to call “Why is Cyborg …

shark 728×90
STEP 728
Amy’s Astronomy
Utep_DEC_728
EPHP Spring Training
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
JustLikeThat728