American Jornalero introduces us to two groups of men seeking work: Americans and Mexican immigrants


The play wonders, can life for immigrants in America one day be humane?

Presented as part of Destinos, the second annual Chicago International Latino Theatre Festival, the midwest premiere of American Jornalero offers a tiny glimpse into the world of Mexican-immigrant day workers. Set on a New York street corner with a broken chain-link fence, this labor-centric take on Waiting for Godot follows a group of men as they wait day after day for the chance to be selected for a job.…

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