Works by Hector Armienta
Operas and Musical Theater Works
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An Immigrant's Story
The plot centers around the desire of one woman to escape the rural life of the river, but is thwarted by both her family and her culture. In the end, the spirit of the river and La Llorona, claim both her dreams and the life of her only daughter.
Based on legend of La Llorona/The Weeping Woman. This tale of the Mexican Medea has been told and retold throughout central America and the southwest.
Part III of the Aguas Ancestrales trilogy, La Muerte, also
explores the theme of death and transcendence. What lies beyond life? For some Latinos, La Muerte exists with us and is not to be feared.
Un Camino De Fe is a story within a story. It opens with a young Latina high school girl struggling with a writing assignment for a competition.
Bilingual Chiildren's Opera by Hector Armienta
World War II is over and the people of Paris are at last liberated, but many are destitute. They search for hope and eventually the find it in one of the great stars of Paris returns.
Inspired by the legend of Zorro, the musical takes place in Los Angeles California in the late 18th century.