57 Chevy

Written by

 Cris Franco

Directed by

 Valerie Dunlap

Starring

 Ric Salinas of Culture Clash

Time:

 7:00 PM

Showing:

 Saturday, August 31, 2019

Where:

 Lyceum Space

About the Show

It’s 1964 and ten-year-old Junior is in crisis: his Old World Mexican dad is loading the 1957 Chevy and moving the entire familia from their familiar and diverse East Side neighborhood to a new tract home in the middle-class and eerily homogenous San Fernando Valley. This one-man memory play, from Emmy Award-winning writer/comedian Cris Franco and starring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash, humorously explores the Baby Boomers’ generation of “double immigrants” who first moved from their homelands to the U.S. barrios in search of opportunity, then moved up into the suburbs in search of color TV and the middle-class American dream!

English-language plays, Latinx stories

Admission to the Latinx New Play Festival is by suggested donation.  Donations can be made online through the ticket links included for each reading as well as through the Festival Pass link.  Please call the box office directly at 619.544.1000 to reserve your tickets for a different donation amount than the suggested amount included online.

*Click HERE for a Festival Pass ($30 suggested donation before fees) which includes tickets to all four readings, 57 Chevy, and access to a VIP Reception on Saturday, 8/31 at 6:30pm!

 

 
 
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