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Repertorio Español
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
An Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Novel by Junot Díaz
Written and Directed by Marco Antonio Rodríguez

  • Repertory Theater
    7:00 p.m.
    Senior (65+) $15
    Student $5

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Oscar is a naive “nerd” from New Jersey who has finally left the grips of his imposing Dominican mother and is attending his first semester of college at Rutgers with his rebellious sister. He dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the “fukú”—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” explores the endless human capacity to persevere—and risk it all—in the name of love. Suggested for Mature Audiences. Performed in Spanish with English Surtitles.