Nancy Rodriguez

In the play 'Deferred Action,' the call to end DACA comes from an unexpected place

In the play 'Deferred Action,' the call to end DACA comes from an unexpected place

"Politics makes strange bedfellows," wrote the waggish essayist Charles Dudley Warner in 1870. He wasn't referring to an Oval Office sex scandal but to the way even the fiercest political opponents could find themselves, from time to time, on the same side of the bargaining table.

In "Deferred Action," a fast-paced, provocative play staged by the Texas-based Cara Mía Theatre Company at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, two U.S. presidential candidates battle for the soul of an idealistic immigration activist.

Presented as part of the Latino Theatre Company’s three-week Encuentro de las Américas festival, “Deferred Action” could be an...

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