By Kirk Wood Bromley
Romeo and Juliet, re-imagined. even though Icarus and Aria, like its forerunner, is written in verse, it really is firmly located within the current. Icarus Alzaro is a rookie soccer superstar simply signed to a excessive profile agreement with the Aztechs of Phoenix, Arizona. Jimmy Jones, the landlord of the Aztechs, has a sullen teenage daughter named Aria. the 2 meet at a celebration to have a good time Icarus's becoming a member of the group, spend the evening jointly and sneak away to the mountains jointly. by means of the following morning, their disappearance is a media sensation. the 2 younger fans are ultimately, necessarily pulled aside by way of forces and faces that encompass them, a forged starting from Dina, Aria's smart-mouthed ally, to Primalo, head of El Imaginero, against the law ring associated with drug-dealing and a spate of murders and Icarus's brother. Icarus and Aria unflinchingly examines the country of the US this present day, the place issues of race, gender, reputation and media publicity overlap and interrelate in violent and tragic methods.
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O, no, senor, I am not your class. You pigskin, me skin pigs. You run their turf, I run this turf. You fight with lawyers, I fight with lugers. You lose a few, I lose a mother. Why you need a mother if you make them? What you make? 10 mill a year? Not bad, but taxable. You double that. No, I am minimum wage, sackin those fries. How else you think I paid his summercamp, his private high tuition, his equipment. Now, I am a mental block to him. No, this is a mental block to me. Senora Primalo, with all due respect, Icarus no longer solicits participation in the remunerative services of your mutual past.
The smell of pecans clicking in a grove? A blanket, how it feels newly wove? O, it‟s futile to. I let it clutch. Speech cannot define the perfect touch. Dina calls from the side. DinaIcarusAria- Aria! I-formation! Call the play! We‟ve got to go. This way, my love, this way. They exit. Enter Dina. Dina- Aria? Where you at? In bed, I bet, For stupid Oilio flash dreamin wet. Well, I‟ll score mine from Icarus, and show The late-bird buys the firm. O, girl, you go! Scene 11. Enter Primalo, Dina, Tonka, Gallo, K-2, at Icarus‟s house.
And this must be Matina? El bonita! This man smells of leather mixed with lemon. Be good. She‟s right. I‟m a steer with a twist. O, shucks, regret to rush, but Icarus Is packt this afternoon. A shoot... Who shoot? Photoshoot, mama. And then, la rumba! ) Mama, get your bags. It‟s time to go. I do not like this man at all. Matina. Cicadas leave their shells upon the wall, 35 IcarusMatinaLuceMatina- Fly freely for a day, and then they fall. Matina. He is death, invisible, All save the shell. Matina.