aDoBe by José Casas
Directed by Xanthia Walker
Rising Youth Theatre presents the world premiere of aDoBe by José Casas on November 22, 23 and 24 at the Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd Street. All performances are at 7:00pm. aDoBe is suitable for ages 14 and up. Through the perspective of four different teens, the play gives audiences a glimpse of what it means to be a young person in jail.
Nationally recognized playwright José Casas (La Ofrenda, Somebody’s Children) wrote the script based on workshops with young people at a juvenile corrections facility. While the play is a work of fiction, it reflects the true stories of young people who are in custody. The play will be performed for the public at the Phoenix Center for the Arts.