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Chicho ()

Produced by

Aluna Theatre and Pencil Kit Productions and Theatre Passe Muraille

Playwright: Augusto Bitter
Director: Claren Grosz


Bob Nasmith Innovation Backspace


March 7th, 2019 – March 24th, 2019


Chicho, an ashamed-queer-Catholic-man-boy from Venezuela, hilariously attempts to feel beautiful despite his warring identity politics. In this wildly entertaining exploration of a diasporic experience, CHICHO meticulously presents the disparity between his own Queer-ibbean coming-of-age journey in Canada and the worsening socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. (


Augusto Bitter Performer

Creative Team

Augusto Bitter Playwright
Claren Grosz Director
Deanna H. Choi Sound Designer
Giuseppe Condello Set Designer
Giuseppe Condello Lighting Designer
Frank Incer Sound Assistant
Jivesh Parasram Dramaturge


Eunji Lee Production Assistant
Claren Grosz Producer


Laura Philipps Backspace Technician