SANDRA CISNEROS COLLABORATING ON THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET OPERA
Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street was first published 35 years ago in 1984. It is not hard to believe that her timely novel still resonates with readers and is celebrated all across the world. It is just that good. So, as the literary world celebrates this amazing coming-of-age novel’s anniversary, Cisneros has stated that she is now collaborating on turning her novel into an opera. I wonder who will play Esperanza?
When asked the question, “And you’re collaborating on turning The House on Mango Street into an opera, too?” Cisneros told American Libraries Magazine: