Performing Arts

PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo (2012)

PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo (2012)

A play by Paul S. Flores, developed with & directed by Michael John Garcés
Starring Ricardo Salinas of Culture Clash
October 5—14, 2012

Placas is a stage drama about family, transformation and redemption that focuses on a former Salvadorean gang member in the barrio of San Francisco trying to reclaim his family while letting go of his past. It explores the benefits and risks of tattoo removal for gang members and reveals one man’s determination to reunite his family after surviving civil war in El Salvador, immigration, deportation, prison and street violence.