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Latinx Play Project is proud to present Inolvidable, a jukebox musical by UCR alumni and MFA student, Ruth Madrid.


Directed by Kiki Chavez

Choreography by Brianna Gomez

Vocals Directed by Jatara Newell

Scenic Design by Elsa Vallejo

Costume Design by Gabriela Machuca

Makeup and Hair by Victoria Montes

Lighting Design by Kat Gonzalez

Sound Design by Kat Gonzalez

Produced by Latinx Play Project


Inolvidable is a bilingual musical coming-of-age dramady about two young queer women, Jeni and Maria José, who try finding their identity in the midst of family dysfunctionality, past relationships, and evolving community through Juan Gabriel’s iconic music and Juanga himself, appearing as their guardian angel. 

Jeni’s world gets turned upside down when her estranged mother, Diana, comes back into her life. Trying to reconcile herself with lost time and to seek artistic freedom, Jeni leaves Tia Celia heartbroken and with an empty home. At the same time, Maria José finds herself out of her comfort zone when sneaking into a gay bar, el Noa Noa, after an argument with her boyfriend of four years, Andres. Here, Jeni and Maria José meet for the first time and embark on a challenging relationship as they both face hardships that keep them from developing their new feelings for one another.


May 20 and 21 at 8 PM.

Located at UCR'S Theatre Lab, Humanities 411.

Doors open at 7:30 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM.


Tickets are free! Seats are on a first come, first served basis.


Blue Lost 6 to pay a one time $7 fee past 7 PM.

Red Lot 6 requires an hourly pay fee of $1.75 at all hours.

Parking violations are enforced 24/7, so be sure to avoid a ticket by paying on ParkMobile. Students who already have UCR parking permits can park in any lot past 6 PM and face no penalty. Click here for Parking Lots map.


Audience members are strongly advised to wear masks.

Cast members will be unmasked for their performances.


JUANGA: Isaiah Echeverria

MARIA JOSÉ: Alexis Silva

JENI: Elizabeth Campos

TIA CELIA: Monica Pineda

DIANA: Andrea Arriaga

ANDRES: Anthony Gutierrez


Stage Manager: Kat Gonzalez

Assistant Stage Managers: Cynthia Hernandez

Assistant Director: Nayeli Ignacio

Dramaturg: Efren Castro


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