Braided Sorrow

Drawing on both poetic and naturalistic techniques BRAIDED SORROW tells the story of a young girl, Alma, who comes to Juarez, Mexico to find work, but instead becomes enmeshed in the series of lethal traps awaiting young female workers for which that city is now infamous.
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Braided Sorrow

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Poetic Theater Productions
    ,
    2013
  • Reading
    ,
    Ford Amphitheatre
    ,
    2006
  • Reading
    ,
    Playwrights Foundation
    ,
    2005

Production History

  • University
    ,
    University of San Francisco
    ,
    2015
  • Professional
    ,
    Su Teatro
    ,
    2008

Awards

Winner
,
Pen Center USA Literary Award in Drama
,
Pen Center USA
,
2009
Winner
,
Chicano/Latino Literary Prize in Drama
,
University of California, Irvine
,
2006