Genre: Drama
Juan Shamsul Alam

 Domestic violance takes center stage and Women on Rikers Island. CarMen Rivera played by Ana Reynoso is Short Ice, She killed an abusive boy friend who abused her and daughter, the out come of this play will make you stand up and cheer for this woman. Free to the public, presented by Bronx Council of the Arts and 52 Park Inc. on August 22 at 6: 30 pm  take 2/5 to Jackson Avenue in the Bronx, walk 152 to the park on St John Street 


About the Company: Family Theatre Company

 Bring theatre to the community 

Open:   08/22/09
Close:   08/22/09

52 Park inc. August 22 2009 at 6:30
Theater:   Family Theatre Inc
Address:   1043 Fail st
Bronx, ny 10459
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 Alam started acting with the Puerto Rican traveling theare his OFF Broadway debut was in Play FM Safe.. He went on 1976 to join

The Family Rep. where he appeared in Straight From the Ghetto, Short Eyes, Benpires, Marriage Proposal,

he has recieved many awards for writting and acting he will co-star in The Gallery a trilogy about Junkies. written and Directed by Juan Shamsul Alam

 she started her stage acting with her mentor Juan Shamsul Alam with the Family rep co. 2005 her first play was " LA PARED" She was a correction Officer. she then went on to read Once Upon a Time in El Barrio, after Alam was looking for the lead actress, when he felt strongly that miss Reynoso could pull it off. She got the lead role in "Once upon a time"  Alam went on to develope Short Ice a true story with miss Reynoso in mind, he cast her as the lead role, The Gallery he gave her the lead role of  Angie the Junkie opposite Santo Alam with Francine Mancini, Angel Caban and Rick Reid....  

 Rick Reid a member of the Family since 1972 has appeared on Broadway In Short Eyes..He now plays Captain Richards in Short  Ice.  Rick was seen as the Preacher in  "Purple Paradise" writen by Juan Shamsul Alam and He will appear in Alam's Gallery

 Francine a long standing member of the Family.. Has produce in her once company Lace Production. She was A Co In La Pared, A Cop In Once Upon A Time and now an Inmate..