American Ese

Sylvia Loehndorf of Fed by Fire Productions proudly presents:

“American Ese: A One-man Show” starring Dario Gonzalez.

Directed & developed by Noah Blake

Written by Dario Gonzalez (with additional material by Samantha Dunn & Noah Blake)

As a young boy, Dario Gonzalez fled to California with his family in a desperate attempt to escape the Salvadoran Civil War. While Dario’s story is a deeply personal account of addiction, recovery and making peace with a painful family history, his wildly funny performance smartly illuminates the plight many Latino immigrants face as they strive for that most American of ideals: The pursuit of happiness.

Come see the revival of the successful 2005 production glowingly reviewed by Backstage West’s Paul Birchall:

 “Gonzalez is a wonderfully engaging narrator of his experience, and his charisma is such that we almost immediately feel like we’ve known him for years. Blake’s crisp, intimate staging is extremely well-timed, bordering on the delicately acrobatic.”

Fri, Feb 24th – Sat, Feb 25th @ 8:00pm

Whitefire Theatre: 13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

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