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Dominguez High, in the infamous Compton, CA, has not produced a play in over twenty years. With no money and no stage, two teachers and twenty-four students attempt to produce Thornton Wilder's American Classic OUR TOWN.

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Catherine Borek ...
Teacher and Director of the Play
Karen Greene ...
Teacher and Director of the Play
Ebony Starr Norwood-Brown ...
Herself / The Stage Manager
Archie Posada ...
Himself / George Gibbs
Armia Robinson ...
Herself / Emily Webb
Jackie Oliver ...
Herself / Mrs. Soames
Christopher Patterson ...
Himself / Mr. Webb
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The Dominquez High School in Comptom, California--with an explosive culture of black and hispanic youths and dismal outlook of school life--has not produced a play in 20 years. They have nothing in the way of a theater program, nor a budget of any sort. This documentary chronicles the month and a half before the opening night play performance of their version of Our Town. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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The original play "Our Town" opened at Henry Miller's Theater in New York City on 4 February 1938 and had 338 performances. See more »

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Compelling and fun to watch
22 January 2006 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Totally enjoyable documentary about all the joys and tribulations of attending high school in south Los Angeles. Anyone who's ever been a part of a school play can relate to these kids, and will root for them, while at the same time realizing how the deck is stacked against success. The DVD has extra footage and bonus material that is well worth watching.

GO DOMINGUEZ! D H rules! You cannot come away from this movie without hoping for the best in the future for Archy, Ebony, Jackie and everyone involved. This movie should be seen by anyone who has ever voted to take arts-funding away from our schools.


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