50 Playwrights Project with support from Stages Repertory Theatre presents a free staged reading of Marissa Castillo’s Felon Known
Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Stages Repertory Theatre
The recidivism rate for felons without higher level education is 55%. John, a high school dropout, has just been released from prison after ten years. Felon Known highlights the struggles he encounters with a society who only sees the red F on his record, a family who’s dynamic has changed, and the temptation for quick cash.
Marissa Castillo is a theatre artist based in Houston, Texas. She is the co-founder and Marketing and Communication Director of TEATRX– A Latinx Theatre Company. She is passionate about creating and participating in work that showcases the diversity that was missing from the screen and stage in her youth. In addition to acting. Marissa is a budding playwright. She is currently working on a play that highlights the hardships ex-convicts face following their release from prison.
The staged reading of Felon Known will take place on Sunday, September 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Stages Repertory Theatre (3201 Allen Parkway, Houston TX 77019).
This is a FREE staged reading. This is not a ticketed event.
The Cast and Crew
Director: Benito Vasquez
Dramaturg: Trevor Boffone
Stage Manager: Christian Rodriguez
Actors: Aelohim Balthrop, Cynthia Leal, Anna María Morris, Mai Le, Rodrick Randall, Luke Fedell, Fabian Cortez, Cinthya Hernandez