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For a Reason, by Tony Padilla

For a Reason, by Tony PadillaDesert Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Playwright-in-Residence Tony Padilla’s latest drama. This fascinating four-person character study focuses on the reasons people come into our lives, and the often-surprising consequences that result from their interactions.

Directed by Shawn Abramowitz

The irascible Pablo, an aging writer, goes through caretakers at an alarming rate. Enter Aaron, a mysterious young man who gives as good as he gets and the lives of Pablo and his family are set in unexpected new directions.

In 2014, Padilla received the Desert Theatre League's Bill Groves Award for Outstanding Original Writing for his comedy "Becoming Ava."  In 2008 his play "Endangered Species" was  part of the April 2009 Schegge D’Autore (Theatre Festival) in Rome where it was awarded the festival’s International Award medal.

DETC was named “Best Repertory Company” in the Desert Sun’s “Best of the Valley Awards,” 2018, and “Best Live Theatre, Palm Springs” in Palm Springs Life’s “Best of the Best By City,” 2018 and was awarded 12 Broadway World Awards for its 2016¬–17 season.

Presenter / Producer: Desert Ensemble Theatre Company

Listed Categories
Theater > Drama

Event Phone: 760-565-2476

Pearl McManus Theatre
314 S. Cahuilla Rd.
Palm Springs CA 92262

Inland Empire
Palm Springs / Coachella Valley

Performance Dates: 2/8/2019 - 2/17/2019
Friday, 02/08/2019
Saturday, 02/09/2019
Sunday, 02/10/2019
Friday, 02/15/2019
Saturday, 02/16/2019
Sunday, 02/17/2019

Performance Times
Fridays and Saturdays, 7pm
Sundays, 2pm

Ticket Information:
$25 all performances

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