Redemption May Be Found in ‘Light in the Darkness’

Photo 1 - Sara Aceves (Liz) and Johnny Ortiz (Carlos) in rehearsal  LitDp036 copy
Casa 0101 Theater and Mexica Films present “Light In The Darkness,” a story of a young gang member’s journey from self-destruction to self-realization.

Carlos Alvarado, a gang member from Los Angeles, is on the road to self-destruction but a sudden tragic event forces him to come face-to-face with all the pain and loss he carries and has caused. Is it too late for him to turn things around?

Written by Victor Tamayo and directed and adapted by Ramon “Monxi” Flores, the play will be presented at the new Casa 0101 Theater from Sept. 6 through Sept. 29. Two art exhibits will be presented concurrently during the run of the play in the Jean Deleague Gallery at Casa 0101 Theater.

Performances on Fridays and Saturdays are at 8 p.m. and on Sundays at 5 p.m. and are $20 for general admission, $17 for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more, and $15 for Boyle Heights residents with identification.

For tickets, please call the Casa 0101 Theater Box Office at (323) 263-7684, email, or purchase online at Advance reservations are highly recommended.
Photo 2 - (l to r) Wali Habib (Boxer) and Johnny Ortiz (Carlos) in rehearsal  LitDp126 copy
Theatre patrons can get a $2 discount by presenting their Metro Bus Cards at the box office when buying tickets. Metro bus stations are located on First Street in Boyle Heights at both Soto Street, and at Boyle Street (Mariachi Plaza) within a short walking distance to the theatre.

Casa 0101 Theater, 2102 E. First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights.

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