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GALA Hispanic Theatre
at Park Rd. NW 3333 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20010
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from Brian Goodman
76 events 11 reviews

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.

reviewed Feb 17 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Angus
66 events 8 reviews

The plays has a disturbing theme and it is a bit unsettling to see it glossed over by overacting and comedy. However overall the play is entertaining and worth going to see even if you do not understand Spanish.

reviewed Feb 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Yanely
21 events 6 reviews

The story surely came to life thanks to the wonderful actors.

reviewed Feb 17 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

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.

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