Welcome to the Beginning
While writing for a young playwright’s competition, Bronxite Roxanna “Roxie” Ramos learns more about herself and her friends as they work through the hardships they face in high school. More
In the north Bronx, eight students at Norwood Heights High School work together to help their friend Roxanna “Roxie” Ramos write a play for a young playwright’s competition. As problems arise in home life and relationships, they all struggle to stay afloat and support each other through the storm. By working together Chase, Hawk, Jake, Veronica, Lola, Noah, Sebastian and Roxie learn more about themselves and each other. Through well-paced dialogue and sobering moments, issues of sexuality, eating disorders, identity, poverty and race are handled masterfully.
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