In the Time of the Butterflies / En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas
Tickets start at $27
“In The Time of the Butterflies” is the story of the courageous Mirabal sisters (Dedé, Patria, Minerva and María Teresa) from the Dominican Republic. The sisters inspired resistance cells throughout the country against the dictatorial regime of Gen. Rafael Leónidas Trujillo. The “butterflies,” was the sisters’ secret code name; they were brutally murdered by the regime in 1960.
Based on Julia Álvarez’s popular novel, the martyred butterflies come to vibrant life in a warm, brilliant, and dramatic production by the talented duo – playwright Caridad Svich and director José Zayas– that brought Repertorio Espanol the critically acclaimed production of Isabel Allende’s “The House of the Spirits” in 2009.
Presented in Spanish (live simultaneous English translation available).
Contact us for special pricing for groups.
Other Language(s): Spanish
138 East 27th Street
(between Lexington and Third Avenues)
New York, NY 10016
Subway: 6 train to 28th Street (2 blocks away); N, R trains to 28th Street (5 blocks away). Buses: at 34th Street: M34 or M16 to Lexington Avenue; at 23rd Street: M23 to Lexington Avenue
About this organization
Repertorio Espanol is a venue and production company for Spanish and Latin-American theater. Simultaneous English translation of classic Spanish-language drama is one reason it has been a success for the past 45 years.