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The Big Deal: Cara Mia Theatre Co. Presents ‘Bless Me, Ultima’

by Gila Espinoza 30 Jan 2019 2:00 AM

Antonio Márez is six years old when Ultima enters his life. “We cannot let her live her last days in loneliness,” says Antonio’s mother. “It is not the way of our people,” agrees his father. Ultima comes to live with Antonio’s family in New Mexico and graces him with the courage to face the challenges of childhood. Under Ultima’s guidance, Tony will probe the family ties that bind him, and he will find in himself the magical secrets of his ancestors. Based on the award-winning Chicano novel by Rudolfo Anaya, “Bless Me, Ultima” is a story about faith, healing and community reflective of Mexican-American cultures throughout the southwest United States. Be fortunate enough to win this Big Deal and take your family of 4 to see Cara Mía Theatre Co. present the Anaya classic on February 17, at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas.

And when you are done signing up here, click over and sign up for our two other Big Deals. Enter to win tickets to see Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s presentation of Cultural Awareness at the Wyly Theatre or to see Kitchen Dog Theater’s “You Got Older” at the Trinity River Arts Center.

Please note: Only Art&Seek newsletter subscribers are eligible for the Big Deal. If you’re not yet receiving our weekly emails then you’re missing out! You’ll want to take care of that first here before you sign up below. Winners will be selected by random drawing on Friday and will be notified by email. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours after notification, or cannot make the specified performance date, or declines the prize, another winner will be randomly chosen.

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks for playing.