Posts tagged "Goodman Theatre"

El Nogalar tells story of class and corruption through Mexico's drug war

The drug war in Mexico is constantly in the headlines. A new play written by Tanya Saracho explores how this drug war impacts an upper middle class Mexican family. El Nogalar is playing one more week at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. El Nogalar, or The Pecan Orchard, was inspired by Anton Chekhov’s classic, The... Read more »

The Sins of Sor Juana tells the story of one of Mexico's greatest icons

From the Goodman Theatre “I think God wants women to learn,” Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz tells a fellow nun in the convent. “Why?” the sister asks. “Because why else would we ask why?” Sor Juana replies. This is a scene from “The Sins of Sor Juana,” a play about the imagined life of... Read more »