The Cuban Connection

Cuban blood runs thick in Melinda Lopez's stirring new drama, both onstage and off. The family at the center of Becoming Cuba is portrayed by three actors who all share Cuban heritage — and the real-life parallels don't stop there. Discover the heartwarming connections to Cuban history in this exclusive interview with playwright Melinda Lopez, director M. Bevin O'Gara, and cast members Christina Pumariega, Juan Javier Cardenas, Rebecca Soler, and Christopher Tarjan.