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Barrio Hollywood (Spanish Version) - Full Length Play, Drama

Barrio Hollywood (Spanish Version)

Elaine Romero

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780573663901

En Barrio Hollywood, un tenso drama familiar, un joven boxeador México-americano sueña con pelear para encontrar una salida a la difícil situación económica de su familia en el barrio. Su hermana, una apasionada bailarina de ballet folklórico y dedicada artista cultural, sueña con ser…

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En Barrio Hollywood, un tenso drama familiar, un joven boxeador México-americano sueña con pelear para encontrar una salida a la difícil situación económica de su familia en el barrio. Su hermana, una apasionada bailarina de ballet folklórico y dedicada artista cultural, sueña con ser dueña de su propio estudio de baile para pasar sus tradiciones mexicanas a las próximas generaciones. Su excéntrica madre sueña con tomar sus ganancias del póker y tomar unas largas vacaciones en las Islas Canarias. Los sueños familiares se detienen cuando el joven boxeador sufre una lesión brutal en la cabeza en el ring de boxeo. Mientras la condición de su hermano empeora y su amor por el doctor americano crece inesperadamente, la bailarina y su familia aprenden que tan lejos pueden ir en el nombre del amor.

In Barrio Hollywood, a tense family drama, a young Mexican-American boxer dreams of fighting his way out of his family's economic plight in his barrio neighborhood. His sister, a passionate ballet folklórico dancer and dedicated cultural artist, dreams of owning her own dance studio to pass her Mexican traditions on to another generation. Their flamboyant mother dreams of taking her poker winnings and going on an extended vacation to the Canary Islands. The family's dreams are deferred when the young boxer sustains a brutal head injury in the boxing ring. As her brother's condition worsens, and as she falls unexpectedly in love with a white doctor from out-of-state, the dancer and her family learn how far they are willing to go in the name of love.

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Elaine Romero

Elaine Romero

Elaine Romero’s plays (Barrio Hollywood, iCuranderas! Serpents of the Clouds, Walk into the Sea, Something Rare and Wonderful, Alicia, Undocumented, Secret Things, The Fat-Free Chicana and the Snow Cap Queen, Undercurrents, Day of Our Dead, If Susan Smith Could Talk) have been developed and produced at such theatres as Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Playwrights’ ... view full profile

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