Written by Marie Clements (Metis)
Directed by Seema Sueko
Dramaturgy by Brian Quirt
@ La Jolla Playhouse on Saturday, June 5 from 4p - 6p
@ Autry National Center on Saturday, June 26 from 1p - 3p
This contemporary tragedy converges the dreams, blood, and tears of three separated Indian sisters against the backdrop of the political, cultural, and social currents of 1970s Los Angeles. Staged reading.
About the Playwright
About the Director
About the Dramaturg
Tonantzin Carmelo (Tongva, Kumeyaay) was previously seen in Native Voices at the Autry's world premiere production of Carbon Black, as well as Teaching Disco Square Dancing to Our Elders, Please Do Not Touch the Indians, and Jump Kiss. This year she played Victoria in the Denver Center's production of Eventide. Film credits: Thunder Heart Woman in Into the West; and the lead in the feature films Imprint, Unearthed, Shadow Heart and the recently shot Shouting Secret's. She is the voice and image of Kendra Daniels in the EA Game Dead Space and has guest starred on CSI: Miami, Dark Blue, and American Dad. SAG/ AFTRA/ AEA
Playing The Mother, The Lone Woman, Ruth, and Sarah
Playing Dr. Hansen
Playing Detective Fullen
Playing Bob Stills
The team for Tombs also includes Virginia Carmelo (Gabrielino/ Tongva Consultant), Jennifer Bobiwash (Assistant Director), and Crystal Mercado (Stage Manager).