Sapo, Culture Clash and jazz-funk cumbia-playing merengueros Buyepongo weave the magic of their showmanship and unveil this drama loosely based on The Frogs by Greek playwright Aristophanes. Set in the 1970s, Sapo tells the story of Chicano band SAPO and their quest to rule the charts with the smoothness of their acoustic Latin sound. On their way up the long, long ladder to fame and fortune, they meet an agent named Sapo, who dabbles in upholstery and promises them the world — all they have to do is find the music industry god living on a yacht off Malibu. Can they succeed without becoming vile reptiles themselves?
It was only a matter of time until one of the world’s foremost theater groups joined forces with one of the planet’s most skilled, entertaining rhythmic bands. This afternoon, presenting the play