Mi Coche, Mi Quince

by Susan Lieberman

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About the Play

Dramedy. 95-110 minutes. 5-12+ females, 3-8+ males (8-20+ performers possible). Suitable for high school and older performers, and middle school and older audiences.

Mi Coche, Mi Quince was first produced by Clockwise Theatre (Waukegan, IL).


“This is a show...about the coming of age…and should be seen by both younger and older audiences and by people of all ethnicities.” —Around the Town Chicago

Clockwise Theatre (Waukegan, IL; photo by TreSe Productions).

Synopsis

Luis, a high school senior and the pillar of his fractured Mexican-American family, is set to play a key role in his sister Ana's upcoming 15th birthday quinceañera celebration. But when his girlfriend Miriam discovers that she is pregnant, Luis' future plans and Ana's quince dreams are derailed. As Miriam explores adoption for the unborn baby, further challenging the cultural conventions of their community and testing Luis' commitment to the relationship, Ana's traditional rite of passage may just become a time of unexpected transformation for everyone.

Qty Price Total
Printed Script $7.95 $0.00
Digital Perusal Script $7.95 $0.00
Performance Royalties $70.00 $0.00
Production Photocopy License $50.00 $0.00
Classroom Photocopy License $80.00 $0.00
Video License $80.00 $0.00
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Synopsis

Luis, a high school senior and the pillar of his fractured Mexican-American family, is set to play a key role in his sister Ana's upcoming 15th birthday quinceañera celebration. But when his girlfriend Miriam discovers that she is pregnant, Luis' future plans and Ana's quince dreams are derailed. As Miriam explores adoption for the unborn baby, further challenging the cultural conventions of their community and testing Luis' commitment to the relationship, Ana's traditional rite of passage may just become a time of unexpected transformation for everyone.