Venue Details

55 Star Starred
GALA Hispanic Theatre
at Park Rd. NW 3333 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20010
202-234-7174
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother"
13 ratings
4.2 average rating
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11 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 17 2011

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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Angus
64 events
8 reviews
23 stars
attended Feb 19 2011

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.

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20 events
6 reviews
6 stars
attended Feb 17 2011

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

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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).

Description

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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