- Inspired by the Legend of Sweeney Todd
- Narrated by: Daphne Rubin-Vega
- Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
- Release date: 10-04-17
- Language: English
- Publisher: Aaron Mark and Daphne Rubin-Vega
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Now living deep under Manhattan in an abandoned subway tunnel with the Mole People, a very hungry Dolores recounts her years selling weed with her boyfriend, her return to Washington Heights after 13 years in prison, her fortuitous reunion with an old stoner friend who lets her give massages for cash in the basement under his empanada shop, and the bloodbath that sent her fleeing underground. Loosely inspired by the legend of Sweeney Todd, Empanada Loca is "contemporary Grand Guignol horror in the style of Spalding Gray."
Empanada Loca was originally produced on stage by Labyrinth Theater Company (Mimi O'Donnell, Artistic Director; Danny Feldman, Executive Director), opening on October 21st, 2015.
Recording produced by Aaron Mark and Daphne Rubin-Vega; directed by Aaron Mark; recorded by Andrew Hollander at Sugarbox Studios, NYC; edited by Aaron Gittleman; sound design by Ryan Rumery.
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By Scott Johnston on 11-14-17
A Modern Urban Sweeney Todd
I didn’t get a chance to see Empanada Loca off Broadway when it played so I was very excited to see that an audiobook had been created. What a great story with fantastic storytelling by Daphne Rubin Vega, who starred in the play as well. I definitely recommend for theatre fans.
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