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Temple of the Souls (NYMF)

From 21 member reviews
Members say: Enchanting, Romantic, Great singing, Absorbing, Entertaining

About the show

Part of the New York Musical Festival: An award-winning contemporary pop musical of secrets, lies, and forbidden love.  More…

Two worlds collide in this mythical tale when Amada, the beautiful daughter of a Conquistador, and Guario, a young Taíno, meet in the magical rain forest of Puerto Rico. To escape the intolerant world below, our young lovers run away to the Temple of the Souls where nightmares and dreams come true. An official selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival Next Link Project.


Member Reviews (21)

MEMBERS SAY:

Enchanting, Romantic, Great singing, Absorbing, Entertaining

40
Slightly racist, Cliched, Disappointing

See it if you want to pretend that you have appreciation for Puerto Rican culture. Enjoy cliche love stories ripped right off Aida.

Don't see it if You are Puerto Rican You have any ties to Native culture. Want something that deviates from a typical love story


July 21st, 2017
"Formula wars with ingenuity for the soul of this show. In one camp are the banal love plot and trite lyrics...Opposing such platitudes are the musical's choreography and percussive music, which couple thrillingly...The acting too is divided between melodrama and nuance...Perhaps there's ultimate...
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July 23rd, 2017
"The fictitious love story and entangled subplots lack unpredictable ingenuity...A laborious book with little credibility and mundane characters...Conventional lyrics that are lackluster and neither subtle nor cunning. Music is pedestrian but fairs much better when serving the Taino tribal dancin...
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July 22nd, 2017
"Everything about the opening number is promising...Little in the nearly two hours that follow the opening number quite matches it. The largely predictable story of Amada and Guario is dramatized without much nuance and performed mostly with the kind of exaggerated clarity normally reserved for c...
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July 24th, 2017
"A not so engaging musical, though it has potential...Lorraine Velez has a sensuality to her and she lures you to watch her. Noellia Hernandez and Andres Quintero are perfectly Disney-esqe. Jacob Gutierrez steals the show every time he is allowed."
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