VOLVER VOLVER VOLVER

by Leonard Madrid

Junie Holguin returns home after three days and learns he’s been dead for three years. To figure out his death and his life he returns to his mother, his wife, and his daughter. Love, forgiveness, and magic play an important part in  Junie learning who he really is. 

  • Cast Size: 1-2M 3F
  • Running Time: Under an Hour
  • Royalty Rate: $50 per performance

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About the Playwright

Leonard Madrid is a New Mexican theatre artist. He has worked as an actor, designer, director, and educator in the Albuquerque area for over twenty years. He has been the recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Latinx Playwriting Award three times. He participated in the Ignition Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre, the Ground Floor at Berkely Rep, and the Festival Internacional de Teatro Universitario in Mexico City. He is currently an Associate Professor at Eastern New Mexico University and works at Blackout Theatre in Albuquerque.

Average Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (2 votes)
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Beatrice Villegas
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This is a heart warming play that explores the different types of grief an individual can feel. Not only do we see grief provoked by death, but grief experienced when expectations are not met. Each character embarks on their own unique journey of healing. It explores the complexities of family and the construction of masculinity in relation to the different women in Junie’s life.

4 weeks ago
Dani Belvin
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“Volver Volver Volver” is a lovely play, truly an emotional journey. From Junie’s poignant journey of self-discovery to the intricately drawn relationships with his mother, wife, and daughter, each character pulsates with authenticity and depth. As a New Mexican, seeing these characters come to life on stage feels like a mirror reflecting our own experiences, our struggles, and our triumphs. In a landscape where accurate representation is often elusive, this play stands as a beacon of authenticity, shining a light on the rich tapestry of life. At its core, “Volver Volver Volver” is a testament to the enduring power of love and forgiveness. Through Junie’s odyssey, we are reminded of the transformative nature of these virtues, and their ability to heal even the deepest wounds of the soul.

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