View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
The Mira Theatre Guild
Vallejo, CA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
We hope you enjoyed the show! Coming in October: The Canterville Ghost World Premier - (Preview: Oct 15) Performances: 10-16 thru 11-01


Written by Jeannie Barroga
Director: Norman Gee
Producer: Stacey Loew

Banyan is a modern-day, multicultural tale inspired by The Wizard of Oz that incorporates Filipino fantasy, folklore, and humor. The classic story The Wizard of Oz blends traditional magic with elements of American reality: a Kansas cyclone, a scarecrow, and a man made of tin. Instead of witches, Banyan utilizes the Filipino obsession with the much-feared Aswang, or soul-sucking spirit. Modern-day American reality comes in the form of real and perceived threat of terrorism, kidnapping, and corporate mismanagement that came to the forefront post-September 11.

Oz is located inside the trunk of the tropical Banyan tree, a traditional symbol for fecundity and spiritual power. We begin this fantastic, allegorical journey in the corporate shredding room of an American company drowning in its own corruption. Ona, a dispensable cog in the machine, is beginning to wake up instead of continuing to work like the automatons around her. During her "dream vacation" to the Philippines, she "travels" with a cast of curious characters who both aid and antagonize her on this humorous, uniquely Filipino journey.



The Mira Theatre Guild
51 Daniels Ave
Vallejo, CA 94590
United States

Map is loading...


Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Contact us
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Event Producers
Create an Event
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR