In the chaos of what is laughingly termed ‘political discourse’ in the U.S., words like ‘Dream Act,’ and ‘we did it the right way’ fly through the air in various tones of self-righteousness. But how many of us know how these words play out in real life. In 72 Miles to Go..., now playing Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels Theatre, playwright Hilary Bettis introduces us to a Mexican family... Read more
UPDATE: This production has closed prematurely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Roundabout Theatre Company presents 72 Miles to Go..., the debut play by Juilliard playwright Hilary Bettis, as part of its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season.
The play was previously staged as a workshop production at the Alley’s All-New festival in January 2019. The off-Broadway world premiere is expected to play the Laura Pels Theatre in winter 2020.
(Photos by Jeremy Daniel)
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Seventy-two miles. That’s the space between Nogales, Mexico and Tucson, Arizona—and the world of distance that separates a mother at a shelter and her American-born husband and children. 72 Miles to Go... follows a splintered family over 10 years of strength, struggle and love, as they face the profoundly personal drama of immigration.