Clean
by ​​Christine Quintana
Spanish translation and adaptation by Paula Zelaya Cervantes
directed by ​Lisa Portes
​part of the Pacific Playwrights Festival
JULIANNE ARGYROS STAGE
March 20, 2022 - April 10, 2022

At a luxury resort in Cancún, a storm is brewing. Adriana, a floor manager at the hotel, reels from the news of her father’s death. Sarah, a guest for her sister’s wedding, is haunted by a secret. Brought together by the torrential rain, they’re forced to examine the past, envision the future—and face the present. A gripping bi-lingual drama from a celebrated playwright on the rise, Clean is performed in both English and Spanish with subtitles iin both languages throughout.

Previews: March 20-24, 2022
First Night: Friday, March 25, 2022
Regular Performances: March 26 – April 10, 2022

Recommendation: High school and up.

Christine Quintana was born in Los Angeles to a Mexican-American father and a Dutch-British-Canadian mother. Quintana is now a grateful visitor to the Unceded Coast Salish Territories, commonly known as Vancouver, B.C. A playwright, actor and producer, Quintana received the Siminovitch Protégé Prize for Playwriting (2017) from Marcus Youssef and was the Urjo Kareda Emerging Artist Resident at Tarragon Theatre. Her creation and performing highlights include Never The Last (co-created with Molly MacKinnon, produced by Delinquent Theatre, recipient of five Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominations including Outstanding Production and Outstanding New Script and winner of Significant Artistic Achievement); Selfie (commissioned by Théâtre la Seizième in French and Young People’s Theatre in English, winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Theatre for Young Audiences Play, the Sydney Risk Prize for Outstanding Script by an Emerging Playwright and the Tom Hendry Award for TYA); and the immersive digital production, Good Things To Do (Rumble Theatre, rEvolver Festival and FoldA). Quintana is a proud founding member of the Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition. She holds a BFA in acting from the University of British Columbia.

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Talks & Conversations for ​Clean
  • Director/Designer Conversation: ​Tues., March 22, 2022 
  • Actor Conversation: ​Wed., March 30, 2022
  • Inside the Season: ​Sat., April 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
  • ASL Performance: Sat., April 2, 2022 at 2 p.m.
  • Deep Dive: ​Wed., April 6, 2022
  • Performance Perspective: ​Thurs., April 7, 2022
  • Playwright/Dramaturg Conversation: ​Fri., April 8, 2022 
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