January 26 – February 25, 2023
Tickets: $30 – $100
Run time: 2 hours plus one ten-minute intermission.
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By Claude Jackson, Jr.
Directed by Tara Moses
“Life-affirming without being sentimental, somehow hopeful without being unrealistic.”San Francisco Chronicle
“A bold, blistering tale of resilience … at once heartbreaking and heartwarming.” The Daily Californian
A heartfelt and humorous world premiere. On the Gila River Indian Community reservation in Arizona, Rocky (Rainbow Dickerson) and her family face Rocky’s struggle to balance between traditional basket-making culture and the inroads on reservation life of the casino and her integration with non-native culture. Written by Claude Jackson, Jr., the director of his tribe’s public defender’s office, Cashed Out was the 2019 winner of the Native Voices at the Autry short play festival.
THE CREATIVE TEAM
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT
CLAUDE JACKSON, JR. Claude Jackson, Jr. is an attorney and currently the Director of his tribe’s public defender’s office. Five of his plays were featured in previous Native Voices at the Autry Short Play Festivals, including winning the festival in 2019 for his play Cashed Out. Claude and his brother Roberto wrote, produced and directed a feature film, In Circles and can be seen on Amazon Prime and other streaming outlets. Claude recently acted in the play Native Nation in Arizona, produced by Cornerstone Theatre Company and Arizona State University and Indian School, also produced by Arizona State University. He is married to Lea and they have three kids: Zaryk, Kaleb and Naiya.
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association. This theater operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
** Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.
^ Member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
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