7, 8ight, 9
El Teatro Campesino in association with Company of Strangers presents the Northern California Premiere of 7,8IGHT, 9 a new tragic comedy written and directed by Joe Luis Cedillo. Inspired by real-life events 7, 8IGHT, 9 was recognized by the Kennedy Center as runner-up for the National Latino Playwriting Award. More than a gritty LA crime story, 7, 8IGHT, 9 is a collage of the struggles of three desperate men and women trying to make ends meet, their broken opportunities, and their shared burden of trying to stay alive while the world eats them raw.
Reeling from the economic recession during 2009, Gonzo and Lincoln meet in the living room of their friends, Lupe and Eva, to get high and lament their fates dining off an EBT card. Tired of hanging out in the Home Depot parking lot waiting for work, they come up with a solution to their problemsto commit a get-rich-quick robbery in the City a robbery that goes horribly wrong from the get.
Told with cinematic flare and laced with hard-hitting humor, this gritty thriller examines the shocking events of their deadly outing that endswith the LA Sheriff's Department hot on their trail.
Come to El Teatro Campesino and experience this new Chicano Noir classic on the stage before it becomes a film!
El Teatro Campesino
705 Fourth St
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
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