GREENWAY ARTS ALLIANCE, Artistic Directors, Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz present, as part of Greenway’s Workshop Series, a Workshop Production of CARDBOARD CAPITAL, written by Gabriel Rivas Gomez, directed by Madeleine Dahm and produced by Ty Donaldson. CARDBOARD CAPITAL will open tonight, May 1 at 8pm for ten performances only through Sunday, May 18 at the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 North Fairfax Avenue in Hollywood.
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of and inspired by John Steinbeck‘s “The Grapes of Wrath,” CARDBOARD CAPITAL takes a look at today’s problems of immigration, commercialization, unionization and plight of the blue collar worker in today’s megaconglomerations of Walmart-esque, Amazonian super stores. A pair of homeless people, one deaf and the other pregnant and illegal, are desperate and need a place to work in an upside down economy. They find work in a warehouse that preys on people like them