Braided Sorrow

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Braided Sorrow

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until February 4, 2023

One event on February 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2023 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2023 at 8:00 pm

In the Mexican border city of Juárez, Alma has newly arrived to take a job in an American-owned factory in order to help her family survive by sending money back to her parents and helping to provide for her brother and pregnant sister-in-law. At sixteen years old, Alma is shocked by the dangers of the city–the femicides and disappearances–lurking outside the factory’s walls, until she is visited by La Llorona. In Marisela Treviño Orta’s (MFA ’18) poetic Braided Sorrow, Alma is set on a treacherous journey calling on her bravery to end the unnatural nightmares of Juárez. 

Venue

University of Iowa Theatre Building
200 North Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States
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Phone:
319-335-2700