WORLD PREMIERE. Ric Salinas stars in Placas: a stage drama about family, transformation and redemption that focuses on a Salvadoran former gang member in the barrio of SF trying to reclaim his family while letting go of his past. Set in today's San Francisco, it explores the benefits and risks of tattoo removal for gang members thru one man's determination to reunite his family after surviving civil war in El Salvador, immigration, deportation, prison and street violence. Directed by Michael John Garces. Actors: Ric Salinas of Culture Clash with Cristina Frias, Lui 'Xango' Juarez, Sarita Ocon, Juan C. Parada and Ricky Saenz.