I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures - Study Guide Chicas 2000 Summary & Analysis

Alina Troyano
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The play, Chicas 2000, was first performed at Dixon Place in 1997. The play begins in a cable TV studio where Carmelita is taping a variety show. Dr. Igor is watching in the audience. The Announcer welcomes everyone and introduces the winner of a contest that was held on the show. Pingalito is the winner and he addresses the audience. He discusses his views of puritanism and its hypocrisy.

Carmelita addresses the audience. She tells them that she is looking forward to the year 2000 when Latinos will be the majority in the United States. Latino culture is being integrated into society through its music and its food. During her discussion, a man's voice is heard off stage. It is the FBI they are shutting down the studio for violating an anti-social penal code that was created to seek out those who are guilty of shameless, loud and...

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