Read Reviews for Off-Broadway's Mojada

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Luis Alfaro’s latest work, inspired by Medea, opened at the Public Theater July 17.
Benjamin Luis McCracken, Alex Hernandez, Sabina Zúñiga Varela, and Socorro Santiago
Benjamin Luis McCracken, Alex Hernandez, Sabina Zúñiga Varela, and Socorro Santiago Joan Marcus

Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles opened Off-Broadway at the Public Theater July 17. The play, by MacArthur Genius recipient Luis Alfar and directed by Chay Yew, follows a woman from Mexico who sacrifices everything to bring her son to America—only to encounter even greater challenges.

Inspired by the Greek classic Medea, the drama began previews July 2 and is scheduled to run through August 11 at the downtown venue.

Read what critics thought of the play below.

New York Stage Review (Elysa Gardner and Michael Sommers)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

New York Theater Guide (Donna Herman)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

Slant (Aaron Riccio)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Mojada stars Vanessa Aspillaga, Alex Hernandez, Ada Maris, Benjamin Luis McCracken, Socorro Santiago, and Sabina Zúñiga Varela.

The production features scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costume design by Haydee Zelideth, lighting design by David Weiner, sound design by Mikhael Fiksel, hair styling and wig design by Earon Chew Nealey, projection design by Stephan Mazurek. UnkleDave’s Fight-House is the fight and intimacy director with Buzz Cohen as the production stage manager and Luisa Sánchez Colón as the stage manager.

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