LookOut and SCOUT present this staged reading of a play by Isaac Gomez, directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez.
The desert is hiding many secrets…some of them buried in the sand. Pulled from real testimonies, La Ruta follows two mothers searching for their missing daughters. Set in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a city plagued by the unsolved murders of hundreds of women, this play with music examines a community of women attempting to live in the wake of unspeakable loss.
Steppenwolf’s SCOUT is a reading series dedicated to developing new American plays by a diverse group of emerging and established playwrights in direct connection with our award-winning ensemble. This new play initiative, which serves as an incubator for season programming, consists of an intense 3-5 day workshop and culminates in a public reading. This reading is scheduled for 90 minutes.