It's 1929. When tragedy strikes 12-year-old Esperanza's family, she has to leave her life of wealth and privilege in Mexico for a migrant labor camp in California. In this strange new place, Esperanza learns about strength, hope, and perseverance. A classic coming-of-age story brought to life by a cast of 10- to 18-year-olds.
Esperanza Rising is performed in English with Spanish supertitles.