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IAMA Theatre Company Presents THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
SPECIES NATIVE TO CALIFORNIA

May 11- June 11 Atwater Stage Theater

Everyone's a part of the family - until they're not.
Land, labor, and loss collide in this contemporary re-imagining of The Cherry Orchard. For a decade, two families -- one white and progressive, one undocumented--  have lived together on a Northern California wine country estate in something like harmony.  But political changes and financial mishaps leave them both suddenly facing uncertain futures.  As everyone clamors to save the estate, a vengeful ghost haunts the fruitless vineyard intent on breaking the balance.  Mexican folklore meets Mendocino County (in English y Español).

Species Native to California runs May 13 through June 11, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. (dark Sunday, May 28). Two preview performances take place on Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, both at 8 p.m. All tickets are $30.
Atwater Village Theatre is located at 3269 Casitas Ave in Los Angeles, CA 90039.
On- site parking is free. For reservations and information, call
323-380-8843 or go to www.iamatheatre.com

SPECIES NATIVE TO CALIFORNIA
Written by Dorothy Fortenberry
Directed by Eli Gonda*

Cast:
Tom Amandes
Melissa Stephens*
Tim Rock*
Margaux Susi*
Eileen Galindo
Tonatiuh Elizarraraz
Carlos Campos
Murielle Zucker


Understudy Cast:
Anna Lamadrid
Emily Rowan
Melissa Center
Alex Alcheh
Ryan Garcia
Ronnie Alvarez
George Oliver Hale


Producer: Laura Mann*
Associate Producer: Tom DeTrinis
Stage Manager: Amber Caras
Assistant Stage Manager: Megan Perez
Assistant Director: John Lavelle*
Dramaturg: Anna Lamadrid
Set Design: David Mauer
Lighting Design: Josh Epstein
Costume Design: Melissa Trn
Fight Choreographer: Ahmed Best