south by Michael John Garcés

Wednesday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.

Directed by Scott Working

Part of GPTC’s Neighborhood Tapestries project.

After hearing about the challenges and victories and dreams and fears of South Omaha directly from its residents, Michael John Garcés has captured the neighborhood’s energy, prosperity and diversity and, through the lens of a fictional group of high school friends and their families, shares some of their most immediate and most important stories.


Abby Cameron
Stella Erhart
Mike Palmreuter
Stephanie Anderson
Isabel Garcia
Oscar Hernandez
Juan Leon
Jayven Brandt
Brenda Monroy
Homero Vela
Marina Rosado
Nick Zadina


This production is sponsored by HDR with additional support from Security National Bank. 

PlayFest is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.  To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit