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Cruz's Another Part of the House, first staged in 1997, is an adaptation of Federico García Lorca's classic The House of Bernarda Alba. In it, Bernarda's mother, who is locked away in her bedroom, and his daughter plot to escape Bernarda's tyranny.

Maria Irene Fornes's play Fefu and Her Friends was the Cuban-born dramatist's first major success, and it won her an Obie award. Produced in 1977, the play focuses on a group of women gathered at a New England country house. Issues to think about while reading this play include such contemporary topics as gender roles and how marriage might stir feelings of insanity, violence, sexual frustration, and repressed lesbian desire.

Puro Teatro: A Latina Anthology (1999), edited by Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach, collects dramatic works from Latina playwrights from the 1970s to the present day.

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