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Plata Quemada Emerson Paramount Center - Robert J. Orchard Stage
559 Washington St
Boston, MA
(617) 824-8400
March 11-15, 2020
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM
Price: $25
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Teatrocinema pulls out all the stops to deliver a heart-pounding noir tale of bandits, betrayals and blowouts in Plata Quemada. Their groundbreaking storytelling intertwines live-action performances with eye-popping illustration and animation, creating a hyper-stylized graphic novel that comes to life right in front of audiences’ eyes.

The backstory: In Buenos Aires, 1965, a daring, complicated bank heist unraveled into a bloody saga that is infamous in South America to this day. Now, Ricardo Piglia’s controversial novel about these real-life events — Plata Quemada — has been adapted for the stage. After 2016’s intense and revelatory Historia de Amor, Chilean theatre makers TEATROCINEMA return to Boston with another U.S. premiere.

Plata Quemada