"Deeply affecting! Beautiful! A play that celebrates love." — The Boston Globe
"Magical! An enchanting production that sizzles with passion. José Rivera has penned a heartfelt ode to true love. In the hands of the Huntington Theatre Company, Rivera's love song completely embodies the essence of the bolero." — The Boston Metro
The youthful, whirlwind romance of Flora and Eusebio in their native Puerto Rico is tested and strengthened over four decades of marriage, from their homeland to the U.S., where they continue to share a passionate love and fierce commitment to each other.
Actress Socorro Santiago ("All My Children") invites audiences to Boleros for the Disenchanted.
Artistic Director Peter DuBois and production director Chay Yew introduce Academy Award-nominee Jose Rivera's love story about hope, family, and forgiveness Boleros for the Disenchanted.
Artistic Director Peter DuBois and members of the cast describe Academy Award-nominee Jose Rivera's love story about hope, family, and forgiveness Boleros for the Disenchanted.
Audiences praise the Huntington Theatre Company's production of Jose Rivera's play about hope, family, and forgiveness Boleros for the Disenchanted.
Juan Javier Cardenas appeared in Becoming Cuba and Boleros for the Disenchanted at the Huntington. He performed Off Broadway in Havana Journal, 2004 (INTAR Theatre) and The Germ Project (New Georges), and received his BFA at the University of Florida, and his MFA at Florida State University / Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.
Maria-Christina Oliveras' New York credits include Slavey (Clubbed Thumb, dir. Robert O'Hara), Lonnie-Jake (The Barrow Group), The Crazy Locomotive (The Classical Theatre of Harlem), She Like Girls (Lark Play Development Center), ...
Monica Raymund graduated with a B.F.A. from The Juilliard School. Some of her favorite performances there include The Greeks - The Murders (dir. Brian Mertes), Our Lady of 121st Street (dir. Liesl Tommy), Twelfth Night (dir. Jesse Berger), and The St. James Infirmary (dir. Marion McClinton).
Socorro Santiago has appeared on Broadway in The Bacchae (dir. Michael Cacoyannais, Circle In the Square). Her Off Broadway credits include L'illusion adapted by Tony Kushner (dir. Brian Kulik, New York Theatre Workshop), The Promise by José Rivera (dir. David Esbjorson, The Ensemble Studio Theatre), ...
Jaime Tirelli has appeared on Broadway in Gabriel García Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold, and Lincoln Center Theater's Production of Jane Bowles' In the Summerhouse. He performed in The Public Theater's production of Blade to the Heat (dir. George C. Wolfe).
Elliot Villar's New York credits include in The Brothers Size (2008 Lucille Lortel nominee for Best Play) at The Public Theater and Demetrius in the New York Shakespeare Festival's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
José Rivera's New York credits include The House of Ramon Iglesia, The Promise, Slaughter in the Lake, and Flowers (The Ensemble Studio Theatre); Each Day Dies with Sleep (Circle Repertory Company); Marisol (OBIE Award, Best Play), References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot (OBIE Award, Best Play), School of the Americas (The Public Theater); ...
Alexander Dodge previously designed Smart People, Rapture, Blister, Burn, Good People, The Miracle at Naples, Boleros for the Disenchanted, Brendan, Present Laughter, and more at the Huntington. His Broadway credits include Present Laughter (Tony Award nomination), Old Acquaintance, Butley, and Hedda Gabler. He is the recipient of two Elliot Norton Awards, three IRNE Awards, and a Connecticut Critics Circle Award, and received his training from Yale University.
Anita Yavich returns to the Huntington after working on Boleros for the Disenchanted and The Miracle at Naples. Broadway credits include Venus in Fur, Chinglish, and Anna in the Tropics.
Paul Whitaker designed the lighting for the Huntington's production of Mauritius (IRNE nomination).
Alaine Alldaffer is also the casting director for Playwrights Horizons, where her credits include Grey Gardens (also for Broadway), Clybourne Park (also for Broadway), and Circle Mirror Transformation (Drama Desk and Obie Awards for Best Ensemble and an Artios Award for casting).
Lori M. Doyle served as production stage manager on Broadway for Jane Eyre, the Musical; 1776; The Look of Love; Say Goodnight Gracie; Uncle Vanya; The Rainmaker; and for eight productions, numerous galas, and many staged readings for Roundabout Theatre Company.
Carola Morrone LaCoste has previously worked on Becoming Cuba, Ryan Landry's "M", Now Or Later, The Luck of the Irish, Before I Leave You, Educating Rita, Vengeance is the Lord's, Prelude to a Kiss, Becky Shaw, All My Sons, Boleros for the Disenchanted, Two Men of Florence, and Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd) for the Huntington.
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