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La Caída de Rafael Trujillo
Gramercy
96

La Caída de Rafael Trujillo NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Resonant

About the Show

Teatro Círculo revives this bioplay about the tyrant ruler of the Dominican Republic; poerformed in Spanish with English supertitles.

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Clever, Absorbing, Original, Relevant, Resonant

See it if you are interested in 20th Century Latin American history.

Don't see it if you've participated in a Latin American coup d'état.

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Absorbing, Great acting, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if ...you want to a closer look into the hearts of humans and monsters.

Don't see it if ...you are expecting a comedy.

Critic Reviews (1)

November 5th, 2014
For a previous production

"The crumbling of power of Dominican Republic dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina would be enough to fill several evenings. However, playwright Carmen Rivera meticulously pieces together fragments of his downfall and dramatizes them in such a way that we think not only about the historical context of his late rule in the 1950 - 60’s, but also about how those same behaviors in political power and American influence still occur today the world over."
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