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55 Star Starred
The Hayworth Mainstage Theater
2511 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90057
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Anonymous
Red Velvet 575 events 329 reviews

The acting wasn't organic. It bored me and I fell asleep. I left after the intermission.

reviewed Jan 21 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Jtiffer
12 events 5 reviews

The play started very slow and there wasn't much chemistry between the actors at first. After the intermission things picked up and you were brought back in as an audience.

reviewed Jan 30 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Samra
24 events 3 reviews

With complete understanding to what Cuban people and families went through, this production tells the story of a man and his son with conflicts with a brother in law and also ties in a lunatic - with interesting flashbacks - and a criminal. This...continued

reviewed Feb 14 2010 report as inappropriate
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By Carlos Lacámara

In the summer of 1980, Fidel Castro announced that he would allow Cubans living in The United States to retrieve their relatives from the island. However, when their boats arrived at Mariel, they were only allowed to take certain members of their families aboard and were required to take criminals and mental patients along with them back to the U.S.

Rolando and his son carry a convicted murderer, a raving lunatic and, worst of all, Rolando’s brother-in-law who had betrayed him to the Communists twenty-years before. When a storm leaves their tiny vessel helplessly adrift at sea, the tension escalates as the refugees find themselves in a desperate battle against the elements, each other and the demons of their past.

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