REVIEW Goodman's "El Nogalar": After the Translation, Mucho Gusto!

Goodman Theatre presents

EL NOGALAR

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Written by Tanya Saracho

Directed by Cecil D. Keenan

 

 

Reviewed by Katy Walsh  

Based on Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard," playwright Tanya Saracho tells the story of a Mexican family's legacy being disrupted by drug cartels.

A poor carpenter becomes a hired gun for 'the man on the hill.' Shifting power and money is changing the roles of the working class and the privileged in modern day Nuevo Leon, Mexico. A mother and daughter return to their ancestral home to find it under attack. Goodman Theatre's world premiere of "El Nogalar" (translation: Pecan Orchard) is a threat on homeland security.

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