THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST
In a barrio kitchen in North Philly, a professor moonlights as the local soup kitchen queen, offering rice and beans to any hungry neighbor. Halfway around the world, her cousin relives his military trauma on a Hollywood film set. With the Egyptian revolution booming in the distance, and local unrest erupting in Philly, these two cousins sing a defiant song of protest. But will Philly, or Egypt, listen?
Watch the trailer for the world premiere at the Goodman Theater.
The world premiere at The Goodman Theater and the New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre featured original live music by master cuatro and tres player Nelson Gonzales.