‘La Virgen Del Tepeyac’ returns to El Teatro Campesino

Celebrating more than 30 years of tradition, El Teatro Campesino
returns Nov. 29 with a new production of

La Virgen Del Tepeyac.

Celebrating more than 30 years of tradition, El Teatro Campesino returns Nov. 29 with a new production of “La Virgen Del Tepeyac.”

The biennial performance offers a dramatization of the four apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe to the Indian messenger Juan Diego in 1531.

Performances run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 22. Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for students and seniors and $10 for children.

Shows are Friday through Sunday at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 4 p.m.

The play reenacts the events that inspired the religious rebirth of the indigenous people of Mexico 10 years after the Spanish Conquest.

Directed by Kinan Valdez the colorful pageant of music, dance, and drama marks the 32nd year of El Teatro Campesino’s Christmas productions in the historic 200-year-old Mission San Juan Bautista.

For tickets call 623-2512.