BOSTON – Emerson College student Alec Pacheco of Lake Elsinore participated in the Emerson Stage production of Carlos Murillo’s “Augusta and Noble” during their 2019-2020 season. Performances ran through Oct. 17-20, at the Robert J. Orchard Stage in Boston.
“Augusta and Noble” is directed by Michelle Aguillon and tells the story of West Town teenager Gabi Castillo, who is admitted to a selective enrollment high school, instantly putting her parents on edge. They fear that the crosstown journey will expose both their undocumented status and their daughter to unforeseen dangers. The show brilliantly tackles themes of both immigration and family secrets from all sides, and resonates with young audiences.
Pacheco, who is majoring in theater and performance and a member of the