In pursuit of the American Dream, six pregnant Filipina women risk everything.
Confined to a one-bedroom, one-bath unit in Hollywood the women do their best to overcome fears of jail and deportation so that their children can have a better life.
Playwright, Boni B. Alvarez examines the promise of U.S. Citizenship asking, “How far would you go to give your child a future?”
Begins February 9 with an all Filipina cast
An exclusive, hands-on play and artist development program for committed writers.
Provides playwrights an opportunity to develop and hone their plays in an artistically rich, focused collaborative environment that includes both a public reading and mentoring by Skylight’s creative team.
Join us Monday, Jan 21 at 8:00pm for an evening with playwright TONY ABATEMARCO and his collection of plays ACTION/ITEMS Vol 1. Hosted by Skylight Books, you'll enjoy short readings by actors Dale Raoul and Karen Austin. Tony will be on hand to sign your copy of his book. Available for purchase at the event or on Amazon.
ACTION/ITEMS Vol 1 is a collection of four of Tony's produced plays, including his award winning monologue "Four Fathers," a monologue/adaptation of his short story "Cologne or The Way Evil Enters The World," and his two multi-character plays, "Beautified" and "Forever House" (both produced at Skylight).
An accomplished actor and writer, Tony is the Co-Artistic Director of Skylight Theatre Company.
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