JJ’s Place

JJ’s Place

Playwright: Jose Casas

Country of Origin: United States

A Spinning Dot Repertory Artist-In-Residence Production

This bilingual play set in East Los Angeles  is a true celebration of culture, imagination, perseverance, and family. When JJ loses his mom, he feels lost. He misses his mother and has trouble connecting with his hardworking handyman father Mario. Then, JJ begins creating a series of imaginative inventions from leftover cardboard he finds at his dad’s shop. Before long, he discovers that through his ingenuity, he can deepen his connection to both of his parents—and himself.

Ideal Ages: 8 and up