Becoming Chavela

Directed by Joyce Callo
December 21 – January 7
DEC 21 - JAN 7; THU, FRI, SAT at 8 PM, SUN at 3 PM

Executive Director, Crystal Field


Stephanie Trudeau

Becoming Chavela

December 21, 2023 – January 7, 2024
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00 PM, Sunday at 3:00 PM

Tickets: $18 General, $15 Seniors and Students
Run Time: 75 minutes

Theater for the New City
155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Street)

Who doesn’t love a great comeback story?

Becoming Chavela is an award-winning cabaret performance of the life and music of legendary queer Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. Stephanie Trudeau’s one-woman show documents and recreates her life. Becoming Chavela tells an important queer story and a bold, unique and inspiring herstory.

Stephanie Trudeau

Director: Joyce Callo
Set Design: David Wells
Light and Video Design: David Nicolas Abad
Sound: Diego Cebollero
Choreography: James Martinell
Costumes: James Martinell
Musical Direction: Diego Cebollero
Guitar: Diego Cebollero
Animation: John Goodwin
Images: Kamoier Williams


COVID Protocol:
As of September 26th, 2022, we are no longer requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for our audience upon entry.
Wearing of masks is suggested in the lobby, restrooms and performance spaces at Theater for the New City, but they are not required.