Santa Palm Car Wash, West Hollywood, CA

Parts & Labor

Originally staged in 1993, this return of a Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre classic, Parts & Labor, is as timely as ever. The production explores America’s love/hate relationship with cars and features at its center a 1970’s Cadillac Coupe de Ville, which serves not just as a stage and prop, but also as an instrument. Parts & Labor provides an artistic, perhaps sardonic, view as a local conversation. As the Los Angeles County highways seem to get more full by the day, area leaders have finally begun discussing solutions for the county’s congestion—but is it too late? Has our automobile dependency taken hold? We’ll see…

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