The White Line

A One-Act Play on Enemy Aliens in World War II

"The White Line" dramatizes the fate of Italian fishermen who had their boats seized in Santa Cruz, California in 1942, and who were forcibly relocated and separated from their only source of income.

The characters are:

FIRST FISHERMAN IN THE AUDIENCE --- Ric Prindle
SECOND FISHERMAN IN THE AUDIENCE --- Robert Campbell
ANGELO, an Italian "enemy alien" --- Jeff Trescott
BANDINI, the sheriff --- Eric Hayes
GENO, Angelo's son --- Martin Gutfeldt
MAMA, Angelo's wife --- Claudia Barr

written by JOHN CHRISTGAU

directed by HAL GELB

Produced by the:

  • California Civil Liberties Public Education Program
  • Enemy Alien Files Exhibit Consortium
  • The William Sinclair Trust

April 28, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
Little Theater of Hillsdale High School
3115 Del Monte St., San Mateo, California