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‘The House on Mango Street’ returns by popular demand

Cast of “The House on Mango Street.” Courtesy of The Classic Theatre

Raquel Zuniga

April 11, 2017

“The House on Mango Street” returns to the Classic Theatre this month due to popular demand. Amy Ludwig’s adaptation of the Sandra Cisnero’s novel first performed at the Classic Theatre in September last year. The adaptation’s ample praise has prompted another round of performances from Apr...

The Classic Theatre presents ‘The House on Mango Street’

Photos Courtesy of The Classic Theatre

Caroline Traylor

September 14, 2016

“The House on Mango Street” is the story of a young girl, Esperanza, coming of age in a 1960s low-income, predominantly immigrant, Chicago neighborhood.  Adapted from Sandra Cisneros’ beloved book by Amy Ludwig, the play’s protagonists are Esperanza as a young girl and as a middle aged woman...