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Oct 29 - Nov 5, 2023

Tebas Land

Inspired by Oedipus, the lives of a playwright and a man imprisoned for his father’s murder intersect.

Event Details

Presented by Arca Images

Internationally renowned Uruguayan playwright Sergio Blanco’s recent work, “Tebas Land”, will return to Miami later this year at Westchester Cultural Arts Center.

Presented in partnership with WCAC in the original Spanish, with simultaneous English translation. The play is inspired by the famous Greek Oedipus patricidal myth. It tells the story of a contemporary man accused of killing his own father, and his changing relationship with a writer who wants to create his own play-within-a-play about the murder.


Arca Images was created in 2001 and is now led by co-founder Alexa Kuve in the capacity of Executive Producing Director, and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz in the capacity of Artistic Director. Co-founder Larry Villanueva is also still heavily involved as resident director, instructor and actor. Kuve and Villanueva created the organization combining over a decade of history in theater, film, and TV in the Miami community, producing a number of diverse plays for both English and Spanish speaking audiences. In 2012, Nilo Cruz joined the organization launching it into a period of intense and rapid growth.

Since 2013, Nilo Cruz has been the Artistic Director of the company and since then has staged Hortensia y el museo de sueños, the World Premiere of Sotto Voce (presented in conjunction with New York’s Theater for the New City); Hurricane; Belleza del padre, El color del deseo and Three Inner monologues, Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya,Cruz’s Lorca en un vestido verde, Baño de luna, Ricardo Calderon’s Neva, Sarah Ruth’s El cuarto de al lado and Exquisita Agonía, written by Mr. Cruz and nominated to a Pulitzer Prize 2019 as Best Drama, all of these in co-production with Miami Dade County Auditorium. Tsunami(written by Cruz), is also a production of ARCA Images with the University of Miami and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, for which it received a Carbonell Award as best original play. Recently we presented Historia de amor by renown French writer Jean-Luc Lagarce, directed by Cruz.

Among the company’s productions are Chambelona, a short film written and directed by Larry Villanueva, and the plays: Allá afuera hay fresco by the same playwright, Sueño Americano by Eduardo Pardo, Las Brujitas del Downtown, a collective creation, A 2.50 la Cuba Libre by Ibrahim Guerra with Teatro Viernes and La Repetición by Anton Arufat, with Maderamen Theater Group.

ARCA participated in the First Latin American Festival of Theater in New York (2009) with the monologues Carne and Relato Sospechoso. Other productions include Talco by Abel González Melo, which received the distinction of Best Play of the Year 2010 by the Miami Herald, La Retirada de Moscú, by William Nicholson and more than than 12 plays directed by Larry Villanueva and co-produced with the School of Arts and Minds.

Ticket Policies


Box Office opens one hour prior to showtime on days with scheduled performances.*

Phone Hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday - Monday: CLOSED*

* On days with scheduled performances, the Phone line opens at noon and the Box Office sales and will call window will open 1 hour prior to curtain. Box office closes 15 minutes after curtain.



No refunds or exchanges are issued.

The Westchester Cultural Arts Center reserves the right to refuse admission and reject any ticket that has been issued by another entity. A patron holding a revoked ticket will not be permitted into the theater unless they purchase a valid ticket.

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