Esperanza Rising (2014)

Story by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Adaptation by Lynne Alvarez
Directed by Natalie Novacek

B. Iden Payne Theatre
October 3, 9-11 at 7:30 p.m.
October 5, 11-12 at 2:00 p.m.

Tragedy strikes and Esperanza, a young, privileged girl living in Mexico, is forced to flee to California. Working in a migrant labor camp during the Great Depression, Esperanza must overcome adversity and find unexpected inner strength. Adapted from Pam Muñoz Ryan’s award-winning book, this coming-of-age story shares an inspiring message of hope for all audiences.

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