8 women, 6 men

an ensemble of 4-10

 

MAYA:  Mexican, 25 - 30, spirited, clever and defiant

ROSA:  Mexican, 30 - 35, Maya’s sister

SAM:  White, 25 - 30, passionate, scruffy, intelligent

MR. PEREZ:  second generation Latino, 40 – 50. Heartless, funny

RUBEN:  Mexican, 25 - 30, softspoken and intelligent

BERT:  White, 45 - 50, Rosa’s good-natured husband

SIMONA:  16 years old, Rosa’s daughter

LUIS:  11 years old, Bert and Rosa’s son

ELLA:  African American, 35 - 40, confident and clever

DOLORES:  African American, 30 - 35, soft-spoken and timid

MARINA:  Russian, 40 - 45, hard and unsentimental - she’s seen it all 

JUAN:  Mexican, 20 - 25, hip and smartmouthed

BERTA:  El Salvadorian, 60 - 65, frail with failing eyesight

ANNA:  El Salvadorian, 50, stronger than Berta but still intimidated by Mr. Perez

OSCAR:  Guatemalan, 30, gentle and softspoken

 

A small ensemble will also play:
 

IMMIGRANTS

COYOTE 1 (Mexican) and COYOTE 2 (American)

ERNEST and FREDDIE - Security guards at Building 646

LAWYERS / BUSINESS PEOPLE / RESTAURANT DINERS

RALLY / PARTY ATTENDEES / HORSES MAN

POLICE OFFICERS 1 AND 2 / IMMIGRATION OFFICER

GAS STATION ATTENDENT

WOMAN AT GAS STATION

MYRNA (VOICE) - Sam’s next-door neighbor

BILL HENDRICKS - Sam’s boss

MR. GRIFFIN - building manager of Building 646

EMERGENCY ROOM DOCTOR

TV REPORTER (VOICE)

NEW ANGEL EMPLOYEES

© 2019 by Brad Alexander and Jill Abramovitz