Teatro Paraguas Hosts Day Of The Dead Event Nov. 2

Las Calaveras. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas


Tickets are free, donations most welcome. Reservations made at 505.424.1601.

Teatro Paraguas presents the 7th Annual El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) community celebration with an exciting line-up of live music, a staged cuento (folk-tale), and a medley of songs, dances, and poetry at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.

The Aztec Dancers will open the ceremony. A bilingual cuento entitled Prietita y la Llorona will be performed, featuring the young actors of TP’s children’s program. The Teatro Paraguas Orchestra will perform a medley of songs, accompanied by dancers choreographed by Xochitl Ehrl. Poems and stories also will be performed.

There will be an altar to honor los antepasados, those who came before, and the public is invited to add mementos and photographs to honor their own relatives. The theatre will be open beginning at 3 p.m. for those wishing to visit the altar. After the performances the audience is invited to stay and celebrate this special day El Día de los Muertos.

Teatro Paraguas is asking for patrons to provide proof of vaccination, and to wear masks inside the theatre, in order to protect everyone. Thank you for your understanding. See teatroparaguasnm.org for more information.

Lupita Salazar. Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas