Colonial Theatre3522 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95820
Teatro Espejo injects exuberant dancing, colorful period costumes, family drama and political posturing into this retelling of the story of more than 20 Chicano young men and boys who were wrongfully convicted of murder in 1942 Los Angeles, a trial that launched the Zoot Suit Riots. Manuel J. Pickett directs, with excellent performances by Jose Perales and Ruben Oriol-Rivera as the leads. Th, F, Sa 8pm; Su 2pm. Through 9/29. $20. Teatro Espejo at The Colonial Theatre, 3522 Stockton Blvd.; (916) 456-7099; http://zootsuit.bpt.me.