June 24: El Semillero Series: Incriminate, Part 1: Promises Made (Reading)


Victory Gardens Theater and ALTA Chicago present new play reading by Wilfredo "Freddie" Ramos

Since 2014, El Semillero (Spanish for seedbed or nursery) is a Chicago-based playwriting circle dedicated to fostering emerging Latinx playwrights and their work. Sponsored by ALTA Chicago (The Alliance of Latinx Theater Artists) and in residency at Victory Gardens Theater, El Semillero fosters playwrights developing first drafts of original plays over the course of 12 months, culminating in a series of free public readings. 

Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Victory Gardens Theater | 2433 North Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Written by Wilfredo "Freddie" Ramos
Directed by Daniella Wheelock & Chris Sylvie

After an unconventional campaign and an improbable victory, Brenda Blender, America's first Al President-elect, is getting ready to deliver on her promise to provide universal deliciousness. At the same time, Bilious Baker, the Vice President-elect and Brenda's creator, is hungrily preparing to advance his own foodful agenda. Yet questions nibble at the Inaugural festivities Who sent the fruitcakes? What's in the muffins? And just what sort of President will Brenda be?


There will be an opportunity to provide feedback to the playwright after the reading. Any insights and curiosities to offer to develop the piece further are greatly appreciated!

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more details, clickhere.


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