- Bomb Interview, Anthony & Moraga
unique power of a physical body on a stage, and her work’s relation to the Chicano/a Movement.
- Homecoming, Irma Mayorga
Moraga draws from to create the form of The Hungry Woman. She shows how nationalism colonized both “the female earth” and the female body with
politics of patriarchy.
- Hungry For God, Cherrie Moraga
cultural heritage and nationalism as a bridge to the play’s themes of belonging and freedom. She also explains why she engages with myth as a way to
(re)enter the past in order to imagine a better future.
- La Llorona, Bacil F. Kirtley
story along the way. He concludes that while La Llorona has roots in Aztec history, the myth is largely inherited from Europe.
- Looking for the Insatiable Woman, Moraga
collective history. Moraga calls for a revolution of voice, empowering a version of La Llorona and history that is defined outside of patriarchy.
- Minnesota Interview, Moraga & Oliver-Rotger
examine how different forms express Moraga’s common content and themes differently.
- Out of the Fringe Out of the Closet, Maria Teresa Marrero
possibilities of representation in theatre for Latino/as. She demonstrates how patriarchal ideals dictate representation and expression, even if the
heterosexual male is seemingly absent.
- The (Goethic) Gift of Death, Tanya Gonzalez
family and hinder love...Moraga not only critiques the replication of power and authority in the Chicano community, but also contributes to a
reconceptualization of death as a ‘gift’ ”
You're Not Really Mexican, Are You?
Check out this clip from Maker's Profile of Cherrie Moraga, where she describes her struggle with owning her heritage as a Chicana of a Gringo father. She describes how her lesbianism directly influenced that relationship.
"In my case, it was finally sort of landing on a side of identity where I had no choice, which was my lesbianism, that really just split open my consciousness about my identity – also racially regardless of my skin colour."
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"Cherríe Moraga." Prod. Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt. Perf. Cherríe Moraga. Makers Profile. PBS. Web.