El Mito or The Myth of My Pain

By Andrew Rincón

Director: Isaiah Ruiz

Dramaturg: Alex Vermillion

Synopsis: The play follows Los Villegas, a Colombian American family as they produce a local access telenovela in Miami, Florida. As the Villegas deal with grief after losing their Abuela Rosmira, the youngest daughter of the family Michelle discovers a special ability to travel to worlds outside of the real. As she begins to learn how to use her new gifts from a mysterious mentor, demons from Colombian myth begin to appear in Miami hunting for her older brother Flaco. It will be up to Michelle to protect her brother and the rest of her familia from danger. But she’ll have to unlock secrets from her Abuela’s past in order to confront what’s coming. A story about familia, traumas and the myths we pass down.