Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jesse Sanchez
Additional Music and Orchestrations by Jeff Chambers
SUEÑOS, a timely new Latinx musical, follows the contemporary journey, interrelationships, and dynamics of three generations of a Mexican-American family as they confront challenges, make sacrifices, break cycles, and celebrate community in their pursuit of the American Dream. The story follows Ali Viramontes, who navigates a path of paternal expectations, maternal support, and sexual awakening, and while coming of age, questions his church, faces unexpected responsibility, and making momentous decisions that will impact his promising career in music and affect the future of his loved ones.
Arizona Theatre Company Musical Theatre Workshop Series 2020, New York Theatre Barn New Works Series @ Daryl Roth Theatre 2019, Green Room 42 NYC Concert 2019, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Black Swan Lab 2018, Table Reading at A.R.T/New York 2017
*SUEÑOS was a semifinalist for the 2019 & 2020 O’Neill Conference and 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival*
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Reviews & Press
The Green Room 42's premiere concert reading of SUEÑOS: Our American Musical had all the makings and promise of an entertaining and relevant full-stage musical.
DC Metro Theater Arts
In an unforgettable celebration of sacrifice and family, Sanchez and Chambers are ecstatic to present their collection of original, vibrant contemporary songs, which features the musical styles of Pop, R&B, Mariachi, Salsa, and more.
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