ANNA IN THE TROPICS
WHO ARE THE PLAYERS?
By Nilo Cruz
Directed by Patricia Lewis Browne
In partnership with the Rochester Latino Theatre Company
WHAT'S THE DEAL?
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize.
"The words of Nilo Cruz waft from a stage like a scented breeze. They sparkle and prickle and swirl, enveloping those who listen in both a specific place and time—and in timeless passions that touch us all…In ANNA IN THE TROPICS, Cruz claims his place as a storyteller of intricate craftsmanship and poetic power…[Cruz] has turned out many wonderful plays—but none more shimmeringly beautiful than ANNA IN THE TROPICS." —Miami Herald.
WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
Anna In The Tropics is a poignant and poetic new play set in Florida in 1929 in a Cuban–American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners, for whom Tolstoy, the tropics and the American dream prove a volatile combination.
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