Swimming While Drowning, A play by Emilio Rodriguez, directed by Stanley Foote

Join Art VallARTa for its second production of the season in the new Art Theater. Directed by Stanley Foote. Starring Joaquin Sanchez-Leal and Jamie Gomez.
When teenager Angelo Mendez decides to leave his home out of fear of further disappointing his homophobic father, he encounters a world he was not prepared for at an LGBT homeless shelter in Los Angeles. There he meets a fellow homeless teen who gives him a voice and unexpectedly introduces him to love. Angelo ultimately learns that all relationships, no matter how powerful, have an unfortunate time cap which he must cope with through his writing. A dark romantic comedy set in a homeless shelter. A story that is simultaneously gritty, sweet, funny, heartbreaking and real.
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