Waking La Llorona

Optika Moderna / David Israel Reynoso
Directed by: David Israel Reynoso and Careena Melia
San Diego


Run time: 45 minutes

Waking La Llorona Production

A multisensory, individual experience inspired by one of Mexico’s most legendary tales. Each visitor will encounter the doctor and be guided through a 30-minute experimental immersive exploration of La Llorona.

Waking La Llorona was developed with support from The Old Globe and initially funded by the Creative Catalyst Grant of the San Diego Foundation.

David Israel Reynoso

David Israel Reynoso is the Obie Award-winning costume designer for the Off-Broadway runaway hit Sleep No More (Punchdrunk/Emursive). At La Jolla Playhouse, he designed Liz Lerman’s Healing Wars for La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW Festival 2015 and The Darrell Hammond Project, directed by Christopher Ashley. His other regional scenic and costume design credits include returning collaborations The Old Globe, American Repertory Theater, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Lyric Stage and Gloucester Stage, among many others. His is the recipient of the Elliot Norton Award in Costume Design and a multiple nominee for the IRNE and BroadwayWorld awards.

Patron Notes

Experience includes small spaces, limited vision and will require walking, standing and sitting. On arrival a signed waiver is required to attend this production. Recommended for ages 18+. Cash is not accepted for ticket payment onsite.

Please contact Patron Services if you require any special assistance.

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All tickets


  • THU: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • FRI: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • SAT: 5:00 pm - 7:12 pm, 8:30 pm - 10:18 pm
  • SUN: 5:00 pm - 7:12 pm, 8:30 pm - 10:18 pm


Bread and Salt

1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113


Free parking available in the lot behind Bread and Salt. Ride-shares and bikes encouraged.

Click here to view a PDF chart of travel times between shows.