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American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

August 2014
1:39:05
Comedy
Drama
Education Level
Higher Education

In this wild satire, Mexican immigrant Juan José has a feverish dream while studying for his American citizenship exam. He meets a parade of characters ranging from Sacagawea to Teddy Roosevelt to Jackie Robinson, who take him on a mind-bending, hilarious, and poignant trip through American history.

Original sound design by Cliff Caruthers.

Written by Richard Montoya. Developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney.

Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in May of 2014.

Directed by Shana Cooper
Keith Jefferson as Ben Pettus/Others
Richard Montoya as Juan José the First/Others
Todd Nakagawa as Johnny/Others
Sean San José as Juan José
Kimberly Scott as Viola Pettus/Others
Herbert Siguenza as Neil Diamante/Others
Tom Virtue as Harry Bridges/Others
Libby West as Mrs. Finney/Others
Caro Zeller as Lydia/Others
Devon Sorvari as Additional Voicing
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Purchasing Options
Digital Recording
ISBN
9781580819626
$4.99
2
CD
s
ISBN
9781580819619
$29.99
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