La Gringa | Theatre Philadelphia
Home What's On Stage La Gringa

La Gringa

This modern day comedic/dramatic classic follows Maria Elena on her first journey from the Big Apple to Puerto Rico with hopes to connect to the homeland. But when she arrives the island does not welcome her with open arms. She is an American, a gringa, too American for the island and too Latin for America. Leaving Maria Elena in a cultural limbo, an outsider in search for her identity, leading her to misperceptions and misadventures. But does she find her way? This Obie award winning play will warm your heart, lift your spirit and fill you with pride! This is a bilingual production.

12+ years of age recommended; Spanish/English production

Playwright

Carmen Rivera

Director

Jose Aviles

Estimated Run Time

2 hours
Apr 19 - May 4, 2019
Buy Tickets
from $15

Box Office

Venue

Latvian Society
531 N. 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Get Directions