Collaborating Playwrights Camilo Quiroz-Vázquez and Ellpetha Tsivicos,
Scenic Design Tanya Orellana
at The New Bushwick Starr
MARIA: It wasn’t enough that we were poor, they wanted us to look poor. They wanted us to walk in there with ripped up ponchos and flies over our heads. But mom would never take us anywhere looking like that. Showing up somewhere looking like we had nothing would have been the biggest shame of her life.