Amongst the striking coal miners and their family members murdered by the Colorado National Guard during the Ludlow Massacre were five Mexican-American children. To commemorate this almost-forgotten chapter of history, Su Teatro
's Anthony J. Garcia wrote Ludlow: El Grito de Las Minas
(The Cry of the Mines); he's directing a production of the play that will open tomorrow, March 13. In advance of the opening, Westword
spoke with Garcia about the Ludlow Massacre, Chicano history and Su Teatro's new show.
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