Labyrinth Theater presents the world premiere of a new solo show starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, chronicling the story of woman who lives in an abandoned subway tunnel. More…
Drug dealer. Masseuse. Ex-con. Survivor. Dolores has led a life like no other. Now living deep under Manhattan in an abandoned subway tunnel, she has a story you won’t believe – or ever forget. Inspired by the legend of Sweeney Todd, Empanada Loca is a thrilling new play about an indomitable woman who knows that in this dog-eat-dog world only one rule matters: eat or be eaten.
See it if you want to be transported--by powerful words and top-notch acting--to an intense, unfamiliar world. Vega is fantastic, as is the material.
Don't see it if you are easily unnerved. This play is very dark. Mostly about character and setting, there are themes about love and loss and survival.
See it if Rubin-Vega is spectacular. Mark is a consummate storyteller. Totally absorbing. Dark story with very funny undertones.
Don't see it if you don't like the story of Sweeney Todd or that kind of horror.
See it if Aaron Mark has concocted a thoroughly entertaining & horrifying edge or your seat thriller. Masterfully performed by Rubin-Vega.
Don't see it if If you dislike the story of Sweeney Todd, this might not be your cup of tea.
See it if you want to see an AMAZING performance by Daphne Rubin-Vega in a very well-written solo show.
Don't see it if you want to see a show that sends you home thinking--it's basically a spooky story (a very well done spooky story, but not much to unpack).
See it if You love amazing acting - a true tour-de-force performance from Ms Rubin-Vega
Don't see it if You don't like one-person shows or didn't like Sweeney Todd
See it if Empanada Loca is a well written, directed and acted real life horror story with a twist at the end.
Don't see it if If you can't listen to bloody creepy events.
See it if You are looking for something different and love a good story that is also well told.
Don't see it if You are just looking for something happy and entertaining without deepness.
See it if you enjoy watching an astounding actress telling stories that draw you in and leave your head spinning with laughter and horror.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the humorous macabre genre or if you are not patient with one-person shows.
See it if You want to see Daphne Rubin Vega in one of her most compelling and ambitious roles. Her one-woman performance is nothing short of amazing!
Don't see it if You do not like a take on "Sweeney Todd" or cannot appreciate quality theatre