Victoria Perez of Raices Theatre re MARIELA IN THE DESERT

Raices ("Roots") Theatre Company in Buffalo was co-founded by Victoria Perez to improve opportunities for Hispanic and Latino actors.  MARIELA IN THE DESERT, a drama by Karen Zacarías presented by Raíces Theatre Company, concerns a Mexican artists' colony which slowly implodes. Directed by Rebecca Ward, it features Victoria Pérez as Marila and runs January 20 through February 5, Thursdays at 7:30, Fridays & Saturdays at 8, Sundays at 6 at The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave., 3rd floor (381-9333).  This is a conversation between Victoria Pérez and Theater Talk co-host Peter Hall.