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Teatro La Polea

El Inmigrante, El Nica (The Immigrant, The Nica)

By César Meléndez

A new political drama about a Nicaraguan immigrant who arrives in Costa Rica hoping to find a better life.


  • Mon 17 Oct – Wed 19 Oct, 8:45pm

Running time: 1 hour 30 mins

Venue: Upstairs

Please note that, regrettably, the upstairs theatre is not currently accessible for wheelchair users.

El Inmigrante, El Nica is a new political drama by writer-performer César Meléndez. It tells the story of a Nicaraguan immigrant who arrives in Costa Rica hoping to find a better life. His only companion, friend, advisor and guide is Jesus on the crucifix he has carried across the border. Tender and violent in equal measure, this stunning one man show is a fascinating exploration into the plight of immigrants in Central America and indeed the World.

Teatro La Polea is one of Costa Rica's most groundbreaking companies. El Inmigrante, El Nica has been performed all over Latin America, the United States, France and Spain.

TICKET OFFER : Buy a full price ticket for this show and get a ticket for another  CASA Festival show at half price (offer excludes Nuestra CASA Scratch and Ao Primeiro que Via a Maré).

El Inmigrante, El Nica is performed in Spanish with English Surtitles and is presented as part of the CASA Festival 2011.

  • Mon 17 Oct – Wed 19 Oct, 7:45pm

Additional information

There will be a post-show discussion on the 19th October

Please Note: this show takes place in the Theatre Upstairs. Unfortuantely there is currently no wheelchair access to this space.

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