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Further adding to the disturbing nature of the scene, the father orders Fermin to dance with Rafael, to humiliate the already victimized tutor. The production offers many similarly vivid and tense scenes of cruelty and aggression. Dolores’s father ignores this sexual assault. They joke childishly with each other, with Dolores eventually sitting on her father’s lap while he bounces her on his knee.

Theatricality becomes a form of torture for Dolores, and perhaps, the audience.

With a startling light change, Gambark alters expression and stares at her father, now cognizant of the real pain that she has effected. The superficially frolicsome act horrifies with its sexual suggestion of incest and underlying violence. The tone of playfulness shifts abruptly to naked violence as Rafael is dragged malaasngre by the father’s lackey, Fermin Dario Tangelsona creepy, fawning fellow.

The tortured nature of their relationship is exemplified in the scene where Dolores provokes Rafael to hit her by repeatedly cursing him as servile. However, the Madre informs the Padre of their stratagem.

In lieu of an abstract, here fambaro a brief excerpt of the content: They have produced a play by Griselda Gambaro, a contemporary Argentine playwright whose work is too rarely seen in the United States. Repertorio Espanol, New York City. The play, La malasangre Bad Blooddebuted in [End Page ] Buenos Aires in toward the end of the Dirty War—when nearly 30, citizens were kidnapped, tortured, and murdered by malasantre military government.


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Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Gambaro’s malasanvre is one of extremes. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The father, with his bright red jacket, angular face, and slim body, takes on the gambzro hue of a devil.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Within this familial microcosm, Gambaro denounces state terrorism and the ignorance of a population that blinds itself to atrocity.

Gambaro Griselda La Malasangre

The two young people eventually fall in love and plan their escape. In addition, Dolores suffers in watching this decent man abused.

Though the production, by the Mexican director Alejandra Orozco, downplays the political for the personal, the many confrontations in the play strikingly display the power relationships. In order for the play to work dramatically, Dolores and Rafael must have a chemistry that bespeaks love and hate simultaneously.

In a terrifying instance of dangerous games, she plays the role of Daddy’s little girl while gambaroo father decides how to punish Rafael. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. On the debit side, the production often does not go far enough in its depictions of violence.


The actors, Anilu Pardo and Gonzalo Villanueva, perform with passion and conviction, making the relationship believable, and ultimately tragic. gabmaro

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The play reminds us that though we cannot perfectly recapture the mood of s Argentina, bloody and battered by dictatorship, we gambxro, in the current world, still feel Argentina’s pain as it undergoes yet another political, social, and economic crisis.

The play is a brilliantly constructed chess game with characters who alternate between oppressor and oppressed. His sadistic character is captured convincingly by the attractive actor Gerardo Gudino. In contrasting scenes, Gambaro trenchantly displays the irony and cruelty of power relationships. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The scene ends in a hellish, blackish red light, foreshadowing the blood that will soon run.

After he does indeed strike her, she calls her father Benigno played by Mauricio Bustamente, who [End Page ] easily moves agmbaro the character’s authoritative and malaasngre features, making Benigno a sadistic prankster. The Padre, named Benigno, alluding both to the fascist Benito Mussolini and commenting ironically to his own harmful nature, hires a hunchbacked tutor, Rafael, to instruct his spoiled and haughty daughter, Dolores.

The terror often overwhelms in its intensity and precision, explaining The Padre orders Rafael’s death, and upon viewing his lifeless body, Dolores vows revenge.