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Featured Play of the Week: Under the Mango Tree

By   Posted 5.24.2018   Announcements, puertorico, magicalrealism, comingofage

Under the Mango Tree

This coming of age play follows Lena, a 12-year-old tomboy, who has been sent to live with her strict, superstitious grandmother in the mountains of Puerto Rico following her parents’ divorce. She spends her days playing basketball with the local kids and unraveling the mystery of the poisoned mango tree on her grandmother’s property. As Lena uncovers clues to the decades-old local myth, she comes to realize the truth cuts deeper than she could ever know. Featuring an entirely Latino cast, Under The Mango Tree employs magical realism to expertly explore family, history, and adolescence.

by Carmen Rivera
4F, 2M | 2 Hours

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