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Learning to be Latina 

When: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through May 31 2014
Price: $17-26
The Miracle Theatre is dedicated to celebrating Latino art and culture. They've done shows about Lorca, Frida Kahlo, life under Castro—but I can say with 98 percent certainty that until Learning to Be Latina, the word "queef" had never been uttered on that stage. Outside the context of the Miracle's generally conventional programming, though, Learning to Be Latina doesn't seem so bold. Playwright Enrique Urueta's 2010 script promises a challenging, funny investigation of identity and ethnicity, but over the course of a wearying two-and-a-half-hour runtime, the show takes on too much and fails to balance its satiric and character-driven elements. ALISON HALLETT


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