Cast Announced for Second Stage Theatre's Mala Hierba

Complete casting has been announced for the Second Stage Theatre's production of Mala Hierba at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, which opens on 28 July 2014, following previews from 14 July 2014.

The production will star Roberto Colindrez, Sandra Marquez, Marta Milans, Ana Nogueira. It will be directed by Jerry Ruiz and feature scenic design by Raul Abrego, costumes by Carisa Kelly, lighting design by Jennifer Schriever, and sound design by Jill BC Du Boff.

Mala Hierba is written by Tanya Saracho, a Mexican born playwright, actor, theatre director and TV writer. It follows Liliana, the trophy wife of a border magnate who is fully of sparkle and few men can resist. Whilst on the outside she appears to be perfect, beneath the perfection lies a fierce determination to survive at any cost.

Marta Milans who will play Liliana, was most recently a series regular on the ABC series, 'Killer Women'. Other film and TV credits include 'Law & Order: SVU', 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby', 'Devoured', and 'Strangers'. Roberta Colindez will play Maritza, and returns to the New York stage after recently starring in 'Fun Home' at the Public Lab. Other theatre credits include 'Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind' and 'The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill: vol 2'. Her film and TV credits include 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Gotham'.

Sandra Marquez will be making her Second Stage debut in the role of Yuya. She is a long time ensemble member and former Associate Artistic Director of theater company Teatro Vista in Chicago and her recent credits include 'The Motherfu**er with the Hat' and 'The Upstairs Concierge'. Ana Nogueira's stage credits includes 'Knives and Other Sharp Objects' at The Public/LAB, 'I'm Pretty F*cked Up' at the Clubbed Thumb, and 'The Boy in the Bathroom' for the NYMF.

- by Dom O'Hanlon

Roberto ColindrezSandra MarquezMarta MilansAna Nogueira

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