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Company of Angels’ “SISSY” ~ June 13th-July 6th ~ Alexandria Hotel

10:40 AM PDT on June 12, 2008

The time is July 19, 1975. Disco 45's revolve, the Sandinistas have gained power in Nicaragua, and in Culver City a young precocious youth is about to turn twelve. The dramas of sibling rivalry, teen pregnancy and progressive politics play as Sissy blows his candles out.

Playwright Ricardo A. Bracho was born in Mexico City and raised in Culver City. He is an award-winning playwright, a published essayist and a noted speaker and educator. Sissy is the recipient of an Asuncion Finalists Award from Pregones Theater, a Panelist's Choice Award from the Edward Albee Theater Festival, the UC Santa Barbara Latino Playwriting Award from the Center for Chicano Studies and the George Houston Bass Award from Brown University. His other plays include The Sweetest Hangover, A to B, Querido and Puto.

Directed by Armando Molina with the assistance of Tina Sanchez.

Tickets for “Sissy” are $20 and can be purchased online at The Box Office information line is (323) 883-1717. The theatre is located within the historic Alexandria Hotel at 501 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013.

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