Native Gardens

"My goal is to engage as many Latinx and Native people with art as possible. A business industry has grown where there should not be one and it has violently pushed so many of us away from our most ancient practices. I want to create spaces where we can thrive in art again..."

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Watch our conversation with Karen Zacarías!

PlayMakers, the Carolina Latinx Center, and the American Indian Center partner for this exciting conversation.

Join Karen Zacarías, one of the most celebrated and produced Latina playwrights in the country, in conversation with members of PlayMakers’ current production of NATIVE GARDENS. Topics will range from the realities of the American Dream to what it means to be a Latinx artist today to what being a good neighbor is in all its macro and micro incarnations —all themes seeded with acuity and hilarity in Zacarías’ nationally acclaimed play.

Participants include playwright Karen Zacarías, director Patrick Torres, assistant director Talitha Moniz McMillion, actors Sarita Ocón & Alejandro Rodriguez, and Director of the Carolina Latinx Center, Josmell Perez.