300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA
Outlaws. Love. Deceit. "¡Únicamente La Verdad!" (Only the Truth) is based on a popular Mexican ballad, “Contrabando y Traicion” (Smuggling and Betrayal). This docu-opera, lifted from the headlines, follows Camelia la Tejana and her lover As They smuggle drugs across the border to Los Angeles. The payoff becomes a deadly showdown! Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz creates a pulsing score that fuses classical and Mexican influences.