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Grass Roots Cafe
The Freedom Stories of Lala, Awe-Inspiring Talent in an Absolute Must-See
By Elizabeth
Published May 30th, 2011

Santa Cruz Sentinel
Lala's final chapter transforming for Rivera Sun Cook
By Katie Hughes McKee
Published May 26th, 2011

Santa Cruz Sentinel
"Rivera Sun Cook contains multitudes in 'Lala Girl"
By Katie Hughes McKee
Published May 19th, 2011

Santa Cruz Theater Reviews
"A Star Called Love; The Freedom Stories of Lala": Powerful, Electrifying
By Michael McEvoy
Published May 16th, 2011

Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Lala' a one-woman showcase for Rivera Sun Cook
By Katie Hughes McKee
Published May 12th, 2011

The 7th Avenue Project: Thinking Persons' Radio
Radio interview with Rivera Sun, playwright and actor and Robin Aronson, Director on the philosophical basis of creating characters.
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Published May 8th, 2011

Santa Cruz Sentinel
One woman, 30 roles: Rivera Sun Cook walks a performance high wire in 'Lala"
By Wallace Baine
Published May 5th, 2011

City on a Hill Press
An Extraordinary World - Whimsical one-woman show takes audiences back to childhood
By Hanna Toda
Published April 21, 2011

Audience Reactions

"...a delightful show of humanity and heart!" - CM

" glad that I didn't miss this sparkling jewel." - I.M.

"One of the most inspiring works of art I've seen in a long time." - A.G.

(Four days later) "Still reeling from the amazing performance." - BH

"I loved being apart of this! Looking forward to part two!" - SP

"YES! Thank you! That was so beautiful. I can't wait to see the second one. :D" - LF

"oh so sweet indeed! I'll be seeing all 3! more please!" - JM

"Compelling cosmic relations, spanning time connecting nations. Truly bold and deeply owned, never had I dreamed." - AL

"Still reeling from the amazing peformance of Lalachild on Sunday - thanks again for your divine writing, performance, and spirit!" -BC

"Amazing talent this woman has! What a rare and special treat, go see it!" - JM

"She's InCrEdIbLe!!!" - K.H.

"The performance last night was truly amazing. Thank you so much for sharing it with us." - CD