Boleros for the Disenchanted and Other Plays by José Rivera

By José Rivera

Praise for José Rivera:

"Even if you may have by no means noticeable Puerto Rico or grown previous, you sit down there ruminating on love, sacrifice, and betrayal."—Chicago Tribune, on Boleros for the Disenchanted

"Teasingly engrossing. . . . Vividly written. . . . An fascinating and evocative drama."—The San Francisco Chronicle, on Brainpeople

"Mr. Rivera's intimate play . . . makes use of historic truth as a body to pose fascinating questions about what may have happened."—The big apple Times, on School of the Americas

Three new works from José Rivera, a author recognized for his lush language, open center, and stylistic flirting with the surreal. Boleros for the disappointed is the relocating tale of the playwrights personal mom and dad: their candy courtship in Nineteen Fifties Puerto Rico, after which 40 years later in additional tricky occasions in the USA. With Brainpeople, Rivera explores the bothered minds of 3 ladies in a post-apocalyptic environment who dinner party on a freshly slaughtered tiger. In School of the Americas, he imagines Che Guevara's encounter—more passionate than political—with a tender schoolteacher in Bolivia. additionally incorporated is his one-act penned in protest of California's Proposition eight, Pablo and Andrew on the Altar of Words.

José Rivera's works comprise the performs References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Marisol, Cloud Tectonics, and Sueno (an edition of Life Is a Dream), in addition to the Oscar-nominated screenplay to The motorbike Diaries.

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