Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces the first staged production of its 2017-18 Winter/Spring Season, Ariel Dorfman’s shattering drama Death and the Maiden, directed by Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler at the Sandra L. Sorenson Black Box, Sorenson Center, Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA.
In this powerful political drama and psychological thriller, a former political prisoner finds herself face to face with the man she believes was her captor. Set in an unnamed country that is, like the author’s native Chile, emerging from a totalitarian dictatorship, the play explores the after-effects of repression on hearts and souls. This white-knuckle thriller is a riveting intellectual and emotional tug of war.
The cast includes Flora Diaz as Paulina Salas, Mickey Solis as Gerardo Escobar, Mark Torres as Roberto Miranda. Set and costume design is by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Jeff Adelberg, and sound design by Arshan Gailus.
Performance dates: January 30, 31, February 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 7:30pm; February 4 and 11 at 3pm
Single Ticket prices: $40; $36 for Seniors (65+); $15 for Babson faculty/staff and non-Babson students; $5 for Babson students