Repetorio Espanol presents Gabriel García Márquez’s epic tale in which a secret love must stand the test of time; performed in Spanish with English subtitles. More…
An extraordinary love story between a poetically-inclined man named Florentino Ariza and a sensual, practical yet somewhat elusive woman named Fermina Daza. Spanning fifty years of time, the story plays out in a series of short scenic episodes filled with poetry, song, movement and heightened moments of theatricality. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.
for a previous production "This is pure theatre for actors, theatre lovers and people who want to see this story told in a different way. Perhaps the unique character of the play has something to do with Repertorio Español itself, one of the few remaining repertory theatre companies in the United States...If you love theatre, in any language, go see 'El Amor en los tiempos del cólera'." Full Review
for a previous production "Not all of the performers are physically at ease, and the dance routines that accompany several sung scenes, feel awkwardly inserted. Still, this cast is adroit, and good company for two hours. But if 'Love in the Time of Cholera' doesn’t lag, it also doesn’t especially lodge in the mind. The various loves (thwarted, married, sexual, etc.) are too narrowly depicted, and too tangentially connected to sociopolitical themes, to attain the sweeping expansiveness of Mr. Márquez’s writing." Full Review
See it if you like love stories, drama and passion. Also if you like Gabriel Garcia Marquez and enjoyed any of his books.
Don't see it if you don’t speak Spanish and/or don't like reading English subtitles.
See it if You love magical realism. You are interested in creative staging and incredible acting. The characters come alive on the stage.
Don't see it if You are a slow reader/are not fluent in Spanish. You dislike stories that bridge the gap between real and imaginary.
See it if you like visiting magical worlds with compelling characters. Many sing-along songs!
Don't see it if you want it to be faithful to the book. The musical is not nearly as dark
See it if You like romantic, heart-breaking, inspiring films that you understand more the more you watch or need a film to review for class.
Don't see it if Are looking for comedy, brainless entertainment, action, don't want to cry, or have trouble seeing past make-up.
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