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09.04 – 10.07.2018
Gil Cates Theater
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How many of us have wished for one more chance to say the right thing? A Better Orpheus Inc. provides an alternative to regret—a service that allows the living to communicate with the dead. When Nikki Corona loses her twin sister, A Better Orpheus puts her in touch with Orlando, a man dying too young. The ensuing love story leads to a quest through a vivid, fantastical afterlife as Orlando learns whether Nikki’s message to her sister has the ability to transcend death.In the rich literary tradition of magical realism and inspired by Dante’s Inferno comes a brand new play by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Obie Award-winning playwright José Rivera (Motorcycle Diaries, References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot). Directed by Drama Desk Award winner and Geffen alum Jo Bonney (By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, Cost of Living), this stunning world premiere suggests that with love, all things are possible.Recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Major support for this world premiere production provided by the Edgerton Foundation New Play Production Fund.
This production contains loud noises.
Maren / Lisandra
Noelle / Paloma / Bobbi / Maria Sol
Abril / Nikki
Manny / Priest / Bernardo / Eldon / Felipe
The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona Production Photos
The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona • Now Thru Oct 7
The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona Trailer
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09.14 – 10.30.2021
Can you solve the enigma? Prepare for an immersive experience of puzzles, cryptology and illusions by renowned magician and New York Times crossword constructor David Kwong.
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater