LINDA - Amazons Don't Cry - La Linda

Author Diana Burbano
Long Beach, CA


La Linda is shy, funny, inquisitive—and obsessed with Linda Ronstadt, who can sell out a rock concert quicker than any dude, and Lynda Carter, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, who kicks ass in the name of truth, justice, and All-American girl power. The discovery that all three share not only a name but Mexican heritage cements the Lindas' place in her life as guardian angels.

Time: Now

Situation: La Linda tries out for the school talent show, which is sure to be a disaster for her!

Subject Matter: latinidad, bullying, Wonder Woman, middle school

Note from the Playwright: I wrote this for 365WomenAYear, a project where women unlock women`s stories.

Supplemental Information: See Videos below for more multi-media information about La Linda`s inspirations: Linda Ronstadt and Wonder Woman Lynda Carter.


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  • Source
    Stand-Alone Monologue, Ten-Minute Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic
  • Genre
  • Period
  • Length
    2 min +
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Multiracial, Native American
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To better understand one of La Linda`s muses, watch Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince.

To hear the tune of Blue Bayou, watch and listen to Linda Ronstadt sing one of La Linda`s inspirational anthems.

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