The Death of a Dream

Roy Arias Studios & Theatres at The Times Square Arts Center
300 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Starring April Lee Hernandez-Castillo, Caridad De La Luz, and Rhina Valentin, Nancy Genova's The Death of a Dream written by a survivor of domestic violence Nancy Genova doesn't just focus on the violence in relationships but explores why victims stay. The play offers rare insights into the lives of couples where co-dependency, passion and obsessions overlap. Too quickly society has judged victims rather than viewing the situation from the victim's view. The play will be directed by Frank Perez Obie award winning director of El Cano (Repertorio Espanol). The story centers around three women from different lifestyles and professions who become victims of different forms of violence at the hands of different men. The Death of a Dream examines how victims justify their perpetrators actions. It also describes the lives of men who grow up and victimize women. The play discusses; self-perceptions, economic status, gender roles, crisis with gender identification and the long lasting effect that the impact of trauma has on people's lives. For Group sales, please contact DOD@lareinadelbarrio.org. Please note VIP tickets include a goody bag with souvenirs from the show.

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