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House of Desires

November 10th - November 20th, 2022

Wildcard Wednesday (VU Community Only): Nov. 9th

Opening Night: Nov. 10th | Speaker's Night: Nov. 13

Written by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz | translated by Catherine Boyle

Directed by James Ijames

In this tantalizing comedy of intrigue, Don Pedro pines for Doña Leonor who is in love with Don Carlos, who is desired by Doña Ana, who is betrothed to Don Juan. This 17th-century romantic farce is a wild tale of confusion and mistaken identities complete with wily servants and groping suitors. Written by one of the few female playwrights of the Spanish Golden Age - a poet, nun and major Mexican literary figure - House of Desires offers intrigue and insight in equal measure.

 

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