Liliana has a sparkle few can deny and no one can resist. The trophy wife of a border magnate living in Texas, she’s seemingly impeccable. But beneath that polished exterior lies a fierce determination to survive at any cost. When Liliana’s true desires break the surface, she’ll have to decide between the value of obligation versus the price of freedom.
"Smartly entertaining [...] a funny and frightening play." - Variety, Read More
"[A] compelling character study, which pits human yearnings against the power of culturally predetermined obligations." - TheatreMania, Read More
"Mala Hierba is never less than absorbing. The dialogue zings at full speed, and the characters have an electric energy." - New York Post, Read More
"Saracho writes swaggering, punchy dialogue [...] This one grows big and flowers." - Time Out New York, Read More
Check out these photos from Second Stage Uptown's production of Mala Hierba in July 2014.