The Conduct of Life
by María Irene Fornés
Previews: September 7-14.
Opening night: September 15th 7:30pm.
Closing night: September 30th at 6pm.
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New York, NY 10003
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Dakota Granados (Orlando)
Ana Grosse (Leticia)
Déa Julien (Nena)
Monica Steuer (Olimpia)
Terrell Wheeler (Alejo)
María Irene Fornés (Playwright)
Elena Araoz (Director)
María-Cristina Fusté (Lighting Designer/Executive Artistic Director)
Amy Palen (Associate Producer)
Angel Morales (Associate Producer)
David Anzuelo/Jesse Geguzis, Uncle Dave’s Fight-House (Violence/Intimacy Directors)
Regina García (Scenic Designer)
Nathan Leigh (Composer/Sound Designer)
Harry Nadal (Costume Designer)
Esther Bermann (Stage Manager)
Janilka Romero (Assistant Stage Manager)
Omayra Garriga (Assistant to the Scenic Designer)
Gabriela Ramos King (Lighting Design Apprentice)
About The Conduct of Life:
María Irene Fornés’ critically acclaimed drama The Conduct of Life presents an unflinching portrayal of the intersection between political and personal violence. The play follows Orlando, an army officer serving under the totalitarian government of an unnamed Latin American state. As he advances in his career, Orlando perpetrates state-sanctioned acts of violence, warping his psyche and gradually upending life in his household. His descent into a lifestyle of corruption and abuse leaves Orlando’s family grappling with the pernicious intrusion of state terror in their private lives. This riveting exploration of power, gender and greed provides a timely and brutal portrait of domestic life under authoritarianism.
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Dave AnzueloViolence/Intimacy Directors