Winner of the AATE Distinguished Book Award!
Set to be the most comprehensive resource examining Latina/o Theatre for Young Audiences, this book examines the subject material through a variety of entry points. The collection offers 12 of the most acclaimed Latina/o bilingual plays targeting different age ranges, ethnic backgrounds and themes. It also contains an additional six chapters of research by some of the most influential Latina/o scholars in the country who speak not only to the plays in the collection but also to the issue of diversity and inclusion in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences.
The plays included are:
Alicia in Wonder Tierra (or I Don’t Eat Goat Head)
Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
Xochi: Jaguar Princess
The Highest Heaven
la ofrenda (the offering)
Simply Maria, or the American Dream
Sueños Frosted Flakes
It’s All Bueno
That Day in Tucson