Photo by Grettel Cortes Photography

Valente Rodriguez, David DeSantos, Geoffrey Rivas


The World premiere of The Sweetheart Deal currently running at The Los Angeles Theatre Company — is set in 1970, a time of organizing in the fields and in cities for the United Farm Workers, “La Causa,” and “El Movimiento”  that was the foundation for Chicano civil rights movement. Writer/director Diane Rodriguez traces some of the early history of the UFW through the eyes of a married couple who volunteer to leave their comfortable middle class life in San Jose to volunteer for El Malcriado, the underground newspaper. LATC 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles (866) 811-4111