Gabriel García Márquez's The Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother
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The last date listed for The Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother was Sunday February 27, 2011 / 3:00pm.
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Nancy, a lawyer challenged by her demanding personal and professional goals, and Ana, a Salvadoran mother of two and nanny to Nancy's kid, are both working mothers who make difficult choices so they can provide a better life for their children. This funny and touching play explores the relationship between these two women and the differences wrought by race, class and immigration status. This GALA Hispanic Theatre production is presented in English with Spanish subtitles. Learn More
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Not the best thing I've ever seen. The staging was good, but the surtitles were difficult to follow, and a lot of the nuances seemed to be lost in translation. If one doesn't speak fluent Spanish, it may not be the best show to attend.
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Based on a story by Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia), adaptation by Jorge Alí Triana and Carlos José Reyes, directed by Jorge Alí Triana (Colombia).
By Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez
Directed by Jorge Alí Triana
The young Eréndira is forced to sell herself by her grandmother to pay for accidentally burning down the family home. After traveling from town to town in the desert, Eréndira is wed to a young man who loves her deeply. Together they plot an escape. In his innovative adaptation of this novel by Nobel Prize winner García Márquez, Triana turns a tragic tale into black comedy, revealing possibilities never imagined in the original story. In Spanish with English supertitles.