The Cosmic Twins


THE COSMIC TWINS is a play for young audiences written by Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul that tells the story of how the sun and the moon came to be. Based off of the Maya K’iche Pop Wuj, which is known internationally as The Popol Vuh.


Tuesday, November 6 - 10 AM
Tuesday, November 6 - 12 PM

Wednesday, November 7 - 10 AM
Wednesday, November 8 - 12 AM

Thursday, November 9 - 10 AM

Friday, November 10 - 10 AM

Saturday, November 10 - 10 PM
Saturday, November 10 - 12 AM

Sunday, November 11 - 10 AM

Presented by Angel Rose Artist Collective

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
50 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$12 - $12

Discount Tickets Available Group discounts. Free Tickets for Native American LGBT+/Two-Spirit people. Trans POC discounts. Contact us.

Visit Show Website

Box Office Phone: 703-881-8160

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 11/06/2018 - 11/11/2018
Sunday 10:00am--
Monday ---
Tuesday 10:00am12:00pm-
Wednesday 10:00am12:00pm-
Thursday 10:00am--
Friday 10:00am--
Saturday 10:00am12:00pm-
Important Dates
Performer Role
Ricky Rosé Tepeu/Jun-Kame
Ahanu Tapepechul X'balanke
Petrona X Tapepechul Kukumatz/Junajpu
Production Personnel
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Costume Designer
Ahanu On
Set Designer
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Sound Designer
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Ricky Rosé
Musical Director
Ahanu On
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Ahanu On
Book Writer
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Adapted By
Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul
Adapted From
Maya K’iche's Pop Wuj
Mask Designer: Kota Hicks
Properties Designer: Xemiyulu Manibusan Tapepechul


Emergence Community Arts Collective
733 Euclid St NW, Washington, DC 20001
About the Venue:
Empowering the human spirit by integrating traditional arts, education, and social services in a community space.

Getting There

  • Columbia Heights (Green/Yellow Lines)
  • Georgia Ave-Petworth (Green/Yellow Lines)
  • Shaw-Howard U (Green/Yellow Lines)
  • It is less then a mile from Shaw-Howard Univ., Columbia Heights, and the Georgia Ave./ Petworth stations; and near three bus lines(70,66,68).


  • Free onsite parking
  • Street parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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