Vilalta, Maruxa

Maruxa Vilalta is a contemporary Mexican writer whose dramatic works have been widely anthologized and acclaimed.

Contemporary Mexican Mystery Play: the Life of Saint Jerome, a Voice in the Wilderness:
2006 0-7734-5973-1
This mystery play by a contemporary Mexican dramatist premiered in 1991. It is based on the life of Saint Jerome (347-419) and the events of his times and his dedication to commenting on and translating the scriptures. The play won three awards: The Mexico Association of Drama Critics Best Play of Creative Research; The Society of Theatre Journalists Dramaturgy Prize; and the Claridades Best Play of the Year for 1991.