Fernando Richardson's Treacherous Brain: Monica Trasandes' Latest in World Premiere
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The last date listed for Fernando Richardson's Treacherous Brain was Thursday June 9, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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The year is 1944, segregation in the U.S. is prevalent and World War II is in full swing. At Port… More
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A fairly flawless cast spins a cautionary tale about keeping secrets in a marriage. While we were nervous that the hospital bed would capsize at any moment (might want to tighten those screws), the story never did. Just enough humor and the right...continued
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Writer Monica Trasandes is a founding member of Playwrights 6.
Playwrights 6 and Open fist theatre Company are proud to present the world premiere of_ Fernando Richardson’s Treacherous Brain_, which is about a man who, after having brain surgery, begins to passionately proclaim his love for a woman who is not the wife he adores.
The play, written by Monica Trasandes and directed by Andre Barron, asks the question: If your brain allowed you to express, without filters, all of your thoughts and desires, what secrets would be revealed, even to you? In a humorous way, it also touches on the longing faced by immigrants, on upper-middle class guilt, and on the particular experiences of couples from different cultures.
The cast includes Roberto Montesinos, Amy Chaffee, Paula Fins, Lyn Michele Ross, Mark Slater and Karla Zamudio.