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‘La Posada’ Shines New Light On The Greatest Story Ever Told

By Kate Elizabeth Queram, Daily News-Record This holiday season, Community Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg will play host to a somewhat nontraditional rendition of the Christmas story. Mary and Joseph are there, and they’re still making a trek – but this time, they’re Latino emigrants trying to make it to America, where baby Jesus is born in a hospital ̵ ...More

Troupe to Stage Latino Nativity Play

Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group at Eastern Mennonite University, will present a Christmas play, "Erase Una Vez, Maria y Jose," at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons at EMU. The cast includes Harrisonburg High School students, EMU and JMU students and bilingual community members. The director is ...More

Bilingual Theater Troupe to Perform on Campus

Theatro Chirmol group Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual youth theater program at EMU, will present its spring production, "I.D.," 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

Area Group Brings La Pastorela to Campus Again

photograph courtesy of NuevasRaices Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group central to Eastern Mennonite University, recently presented once again the Christmas play "the Pastorela," with a cast including area high school s ...More

Latino Theater Group to Give Nativity Play

Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group at Eastern Mennonite University, will present a Christmas play, "La Pastorela," at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

EMU to Stage Bilingual Musical

Teatro Chirmol, a Latino theater workshop at Eastern Mennonite University, will present "Bajo un Mismo Techo II" ("Under the Same Roof II"), 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 9-10, in EMU ...More

Latino Theater Presenting Christmas Play

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