Tamara : Staged Reading For ¡Soldadera! By Jami Brandli : Moxie Theatre : San Diego, CA

By Jami Brandli
Directed by Jennifer Thorn
Staged reading with audience at the Moxie Theatre in San Diego, California

The Mexican Revolution during The Day Of The Dead Feast. A teenage girl with face blindness finds the camp where her mother fled to become a revolutionary soldadera (female soldier). She is taken in by the other soldaderas and unintentionally catches the eye of the lascivious, god-fearing colonel. Upon learning her mother died bravely in battle, the girl decides to become a soldadera. This sets off the unveiling of secrets that threatens to tear the camp apart.

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