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.
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