Orange County Playwrights Alliance Staged Readings

Orange County Playwrights Alliance will present a reading of Through Tears Come I, a new drama by Erica Bennett.

Katrina Christensen-Herrera, a young, White, wickedly intelligent newlywed, is a library school student assigned a final project in her archival studies class: find a Latin or Hispanic archive, and create something.

Katrina has a visceral reaction, the hair raises on the back of her neck, when she reads photocopied court transcripts from a 1945 Orange County, California desegregation case that revolved around nine-year-old Yadira Flores, a dark-skinned American citizen of Mexican-American descent.

In the process of her research and discovery, Katrina confronts a long forgotten personal trauma that nearly destroyed her family when she was nine years old.

General Admission
$10 pre-sale / 
$14 at the door

No food or drink minimum. 
$2 service fee by phone. $1 service fee online.

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Venue Bette Aitken theater arts Center

Bette Aitken theater arts Center
5522 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA  92807
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Approximate Running Time:
1 hour, 25 minutes with intermission

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