The University of Texas at Austin

Esperanza Rising (2014)

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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