Friday, March 25, 2011

Mexican? American? Call Her Writer - By Rob Weinert-Kendt (The New York Times)

In reviewing the ebullient play “Kita y Fernanda” in 2008, a Chicago critic called its young author, Tanya Saracho, "the Chicana Chekhov.” It’s hardly surprising then that the vehicle that brings Ms. Saracho to the Goodman Theater in Chicago this week is her loose adaptation of Chekhov’s “Cherry Orchard,” titled “El Nogalar,” which she sets against the bloody backdrop of Mexico’s drug wars ... read more

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