By David Anzuelo
Directed by Carlos Armesto
With Freddy Acevedo, Peter Collier, Sean Fletcher Griffin, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Joe Quintero, Emma Ramos, and Viviana Valeria
Sex, drugs, queerness, and punk-rock. Welcome to border city life in El Paso, Texas, 1984.
DÍA Y NOCHE is an unfiltered coming-of-age story about class struggles and the search for acceptance between two unlikely friends. Danny is a lower-middle class Chicano punk-rock kid who thinks he might be an artist. Martin is a Black upper-middle class band nerd who is gay and in the closet. Danny and Martin double-date, watch X-rated movies, go to concerts, and try to overcome great odds as they navigate the racism and corruption greeting them at the doors to adulthood.
This production contains strong language, violence, partial nudity, and sexual content.
LAByrinth Theater Company, founded in 1992 as The Latino Actors Base, was created to reflect a world where color is the norm and not the exception. From Our Lady of 121st Street to Halfway Bitches go Straight to Heaven, LAByrinth has produced over 50 world premieres and developed over 250 new plays.
Read more at: www.labtheater.org
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