Chavez Ravine

  • by Culture Clash
  • Narrated by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas
  • 1 hrs and 16 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

The controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, is explored with humor, brutal honesty, and pulse-racing music by the nation's premier Chicano/Latino theatre troupe, Culture Clash.
Starring (in alphabetical order):
Zilah Mendoza
Richard Montoya
Ric Salinas
Herbert Siguenza
Musicians:
John Avila
Randy Rodarte
Scott Rodarte

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Audible Editor Reviews

Culture Clash, an electrifying Chicano American theater troupe, examines the history of an immigrant community in Los Angeles called Chavez Ravine, which was located where Dodger Stadium now sits. The story chronicles how real estate and political interests uprooted families and destroyed a neighborhood. Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza give delightful, dynamic, and heart-breaking performances in this recording captured before a live audience. The cast is accompanied by musicians John Avila, Randy Rodarte, and Scott Rodarte.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-02-2006
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works