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Author Sandra Cisneros: “The House on Mango Street” at Richardson Auditorium

May 18, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The author discusses her acclaimed book in advance of Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s May 19 performance of Derek Bermel’s Mango Suite, a new musical work inspired by the book. The beloved 1991 coming-of-age novel is told from the perspective of teenage Latina Esperanza Cordero who struggles with her life in a Chicano and Puerto Rican neighborhood of Chicago. During this event, Mexican mezzo-soprano Paulina Villarreal, who is featured in the concert, will perform excerpts from Mango Suite.

Free with ticketed reservation; reserve here.

Books by Sandra Cisneros will be available for purchase in both English and Spanish; all forms of payment accepted.

Presented in partnership with Princeton Symphony Orchestra and Labyrinth Books. 


The Mango Suite Project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.



May 18, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University
Princeton University Campus
Princeton, NJ United States
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