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Abbott B.R.I.D.G.E. Theater Presentation Selected for International Festival

Congratulations to Abbott Elementary B.R.I.D.G.E. Theatre Project playwrights and participants! Their play, 'THE WALL,' was selected to represent the USA at the 2017 Ubumuntu Arts Festival in Rwanda, Africa! 
 
THE WALL is a dramatization of the concerns Latinos and other Americans are feeling regarding the "wall" President Trump has been threatening to raise along the border. The original play was performed this Spring at Abbott. 
 
Congratulations to playwrights and participants Alexis Lugo, Angel Prado, Angelique Tenorio, Arianna Rocha, Ashley Pena, Fabian Martinez, Fernando Cortes, Gotti Fuentes, Jose Maria Marquez, Kayla Pizarro, Lucero Vazquez, Miguel Reyes, Roberto Gil, Stephanie Tavares, and Yovani Barrales.

Playwrights and original cast members pictured here with our incredible teaching artist Claire Larsen, who guided the young writers and directed the play at Abbott.