PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo

February 18, 2016 - February 28, 2016
Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 5 PM
At CASA 0101 Theater

CASA 0101 Theater is proud to present “PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo”, the celebrated play by Paul S. Flores.  PLACAS is a bilingual tale of fathers and sons, transformation and redemption that illuminates one man’s determination to reunite his family after surviving civil war in El Salvador, immigration, deportation, prison and street violence.


Playwriting workshop with Paul Flores

Saturday February 27, 2016
CASA 0101
2102 E. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Cost is $25 per person due before beginning of workshop
***$10 discount if you sign up by Wednesday, February 24.

Must sign up through email
[email protected]

Are you interested in creating stage performance about local stories in your community? Is there a pressing issue you think is missing from the story about where you live? Learn how to make theater out of true stories, while honoring the spirit and dignity of your community.

Award Winning theater artist, community activist and playwright/producer of PLACAS, Paul S. Flores leads a craft and process based workshop on documentary theater techniques using interviews to create compelling performance for the stage. Participants learn interview techniques, performance and acting skills, and are also introduced to healing practices meant to honor and respect the lives of community members giving their stories for your project.

Please confirm your registration in the workshop by emailing your name and phone number to:
[email protected]

Must be over 18 to participate.
First 25 people will be allowed in, then waiting list will follow.

Free Activities
A schedule of free workshops, events, public forums and panels will be available for Boyle Heights/Los Angeles community members. Please check for more info.

Location: CASA 0101 Theater

Running Time: 2 hrs.

Tickets: $15 in advance | $20 at the door

Written & Produced by: Paul S. Flores

Directed by: Fidel Gomez

Originally Developed With: Michael John Garcés

Starring: Ric Salinas, Zilah Mendoza, Xavi Moreno, Sarita Ocón, Emiliano Torres, Eric Aviles, and Edgar Barboza

Scenic Designer: Tanya Orellana

Lighting Designer: Pablo Santiago

Sound Designer: Alejandro Acosta

Projection Designer: Yee Eun Nam

Tattoo Designer: Sarita Ocón

Technical Director: Marissa Marshall

Stage Manager: Julian Fernandez

Production Manager: Eric Reid

Publicist: Lucy Pollock -- For Media Inquiries contact: 818-887-1499 or [email protected]

Sponsors: PLACAS is funded with support from The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities. Made possible in part by the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards program. Sponsored by Casa 0101, Espacio 1839, Boyle Heights Beat, All Roads Lead to Boyle Heights, The National Compadres Network, Homies Unidos, Los Angeles Latino Theater Alliance, The Unity Council,and San Francisco International Arts Festival.

"A work of high drama with conflict at every turn, played by a fine cast with fierce passion… See it while you can." - Paul Myrvold’s Theatre Notes

“An enlightening evening of theatre, well-produced, -directed and -acted. I am so glad I saw it.” - EDGE Media Network