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Beatriz at Dinner


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Beatriz at Dinner

Beatriz (Salma Hayek, Frida), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a successful career as a holistic healer and massage therapist. She finishes a session with an incredibly wealthy client named Cathy (Connie Britton, ABC’s Nashville, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) but is unable to leave after her car breaks down. Cathy invites Beatriz to stay for an elaborate dinner party in celebration of a new land development deal brokered by her husband’s company. There Beatriz meets Doug Strutt (John Lithgow, Netflix’s The Crown), a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire real estate tycoon whose greed and disregard for the natural world put the two at direct odds. A steady stream of micro-aggressions turn increasingly explosive as Beatriz and Doug go head to head. Longtime collaborators, writer Mike White and director Miguel Arteta (Chuck & Buck, The Good Girl) tap into the current political climate for this clever and disturbing parable on societal, economic, and moral divisions.

Tickets: $8 (members), $13 (nonmembers)

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