02 02 – 02 25 07 | THE RICARDO MONTALBAN THEATRE PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF LOVE, LIES & REVOLUTION
ACT I: THE WAFER*
A modern political drama with Biblical overtones originally inspired by the Cuban Revolution. Juan Castia and his group of guerrillas are in their eleventh hour when they make the desperate decision to sacrifice their leader in an attempt to give the people a martyr.In doing so they are able to rally the nation to overthrow the present fascist regime. What the people and the disciples of Castilla don’t know, is that someone else has taken the place of their leader at the firing squad. Castilla is forced to live with the knowledge and guilt that he is a false messiah. Written by Arthur Meiselman.
*NOTICE: This play contains partial nudity.
ACT II: RED COLUMBIAN SKY
An existential view of revolution from a woman’s perspective in which the audience witnesses the last night between a young soldier and the general’s concubine. Set in the midst of the fall of Bogotá, Marina, who represents both lover and mother, seduces a young counter-revolutionary, Lucas, to gain intelligence for her capture, the general. Yet both are doomed. In the process, they find their lives finally fulfilled in a fleeting moment of love. Written by Katrina Elias.
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