“Las Mujeres” never holds back its passion, fire and commitment. It is a moving parable of motherly love, imperfect but enduring. Los Angeles Times
A world premiere play about resilience, survival and family.
Three generations of women attempt to reconcile their family’s past over a thirty-year journey. From the small fishing village of Puerto Azul, to the gritty streets of present day Los Angeles, Virginia, Marina, and Lupe’s memories create a timeline where past and present become one.
Part memory play, part social drama, Janine Salinas Schoenberg’s Las Mujeres Del Mar (Women of the Sea) tells the story of three generations of Mexican-American women who strive to love and support each other despite their past wounds and resentments. A world premiere mounted at Playwrights' Arena, it’s skillfully directed by Diane Rodriguez, and framed by an array of technical elements that highlight a meaningful story. Stage Raw
Though it helps to be bilingual, or at the very least conversant in Spanish, to fully understand and appreciate Las Mujeres Del Mar, the story Schoenberg has to tell goes a long way towards transcending language barriers in her powerful, redemptive Women Of The Sea. Stage Scene LA
- Starring: Valentina Guerra, Adriana Sevahn Nichols, Gabriela Ortega, Dyana Ortelli, Israel Lopez Reyes, Camila Rozo, Eddie Ruiz
- Producer: Henry 'Heno' Fernandez
- Scenic Designer: Tanya Orellana
- Lighting Designer: Mextly Couzin
- Projection Designer: Yee Eun Nam
- Original Music: Adam Schoenberg
- Sound Designer: Matt Richter
- Costume Designer: Mylette Nora
- Casting Director: Raul Clayton Staggs
- Stage Manager: Christina Bryan