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NMSU Theatre Arts and ASTC present ‘The River Bride’ @ ASNMSU Center for the Arts
September 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The River Bride
A Grim Latino Fairy Tale
by Marisela Trevino Orta
Directed by Wil Kilroy
Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their happily-ever-after. Helena is dreading her sister Belmira’s wedding. The groom, Duarte, should have been hers. And she knows that her sister only wants to escape their sleepy Brazilian town for an exciting new life in the city. But three days before the wedding, fishermen pull a mysterious stranger out of the river – a man with no past who offers both sisters an alluring, possibly dangerous future. Brazilian folklore and lyric storytelling blend into a heartrending tale of true love, regret, transformation, and the struggle to stay true to your family while staying true to yourself.
Sept. 21 – 30, 2018.