En El Nombre de Salome
Closed 1h 40m
En El Nombre de Salome

En El Nombre de Salome NYC Reviews and Tickets

(59 Reviews)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

About the Show

Repertorio Español presents a new play inspired by Julia Álvarez's epic novel about 19th-century Dominican poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez. 

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Member Reviews (59)

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754 Reviews | 124 Followers
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Informative, Gracious

See it if you have an interest in Dominican history and enjoy well performed non-linear work - beautifully costumed and directed.

Don't see it if you do not speak Spanish and do not want to read the poorly coordinated translations as they flash by on a small screen in front of you

655 Reviews | 129 Followers
Entertaining, Great acting, Funny

See it if Excellent actors, well played goes back and forward thru time to tell story.

Don't see it if It's all it's all in Spanish and you may not like reading and watching. Read more

329 Reviews | 75 Followers
Good acting, Confusing, Intelligent, Ambitious, Requires effort

See it if you are interested in learning more about Dominican history, especially the poet Salome Ureña. Some Spanish recommended to fully appreciate.

Don't see it if you don't speak any Spanish. The captioning moves very fast--it's a talky play but also isn't in sync with the action on stage. Read more

297 Reviews | 78 Followers
Excellent acting, Intelligent & very entertaining, Historical / informative, Very funny & deeply-touching, Absorbing / relevant & resonant

See it if it comes back! Lucky to see closing nite; every performer was on point. Important Dominican historical figures portrayed w/grace & flair.

Don't see it if historically-themed shows don't do it for you. This one works SO well: sentimental, very humorous, thought-provoking, educational, bit edgy. Read more

244 Reviews | 59 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Profound

See it if Want a cast that is amazing with a show that is funny, profound, emotional and masterfully done. Great historical content too.

Don't see it if You don't like any of the above, don't like teleprompters (show is in Spanish) or want a musical. Spanish speakers will get full gist. Read more

158 Reviews | 23 Followers
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if you are interested in enjoying great performances in a play about a poet living in the shadow of her famous mother.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a play in Spanish with English subtitles

141 Reviews | 56 Followers
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great acting, Absorbing, Riveting

See it if You would like to see strong females on stage; you want to know the life experience of Dominican Republican people in the last 100 yrs.

Don't see it if You don't want to see people's life experience outside the US. You don't know Spanish and don't want to read subtitles while watching. Read more

128 Reviews | 34 Followers
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in a feminine perspective on late 19th-early 20th century Dominican Republic history & family dynamics.

Don't see it if you don't speak Spanish and are not willing to follow subtitles on a small screen on the back of the seat in front of you. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

Hip Latina
March 7th, 2017

“Explores the Dominican Republic’s sometimes overlooked, yet most influential founding mothers...It’s the women who really make their mark in this play...Alvarez is a true literary historian through her writing, tying the Dominican Republic’s past to the present...Plenty of humor, sassiness, and tender moments for you to enjoy...If there’s anything that we can learn from Alvarez and the women in this play, it’s that the past, and not just the future, is female.”
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