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


Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The two young people eventually fall in love and plan their escape. In order for the play to work dramatically, Dolores and Rafael must have a chemistry gabaro bespeaks love and hate simultaneously. The scene ends in a hellish, blackish red light, foreshadowing the blood that will soon run. The play reminds us that though we cannot perfectly recapture the mood of s Argentina, bloody and battered by dictatorship, we can, in the current world, still feel Argentina’s pain as it undergoes yet another political, social, and economic crisis.

The father, with his bright red jacket, angular face, and slim body, takes on the ,alasangre hue of a devil. The superficially frolicsome act horrifies with its sexual suggestion of incest and underlying violence. The terror often overwhelms in its intensity and precision, explaining They have produced a play by Griselda Gambaro, a contemporary Argentine playwright whose work is too rarely seen in the United States.


Contact Contact Us Help. In contrasting scenes, Gambaro trenchantly displays the irony and cruelty of power relationships.

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 play, La malasangre Bad Blooddebuted in [End Page ] Buenos Aires in toward the end of the Malasantre War—when nearly 30, citizens were kidnapped, tortured, and murdered by the military government.

They joke childishly with each other, with Dolores eventually sitting on her father’s lap while he bounces her on his knee. Gambaro’s dramaturgy is one of extremes. 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.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. In a terrifying instance of dangerous games, she plays the role of Daddy’s little girl while her father decides how to punish Rafael. In lieu of an malasantre, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Dolores’s father ignores this sexual assault. With a startling light change, Dolores alters expression and stares at her father, now cognizant of the real pain that she has effected.

Theatricality becomes a gambbaro of torture for Dolores, and perhaps, the audience. The actors, Anilu Pardo and Gonzalo Villanueva, perform with passion and conviction, making the relationship believable, and ultimately tragic.

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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. The tone of playfulness shifts abruptly to naked violence as Rafael is dragged away by the father’s lackey, Fermin Dario Tangelsona creepy, fawning fellow. After he does indeed strike her, she calls her father Benigno played by Mauricio Bustamente, who [End Page ] easily moves between the character’s authoritative and comedic features, making Benigno a sadistic prankster.


His sadistic character is captured gambark by the attractive actor Gerardo Gudino. The play is a brilliantly constructed chess game with characters who alternate between oppressor and oppressed.

Repertorio Espanol, New York City. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Further adding to ma,asangre disturbing nature of the scene, the father orders Fermin to dance with Rafael, to humiliate the already victimized tutor. Within this familial microcosm, Gambaro denounces state terrorism and the ignorance of a population that blinds itself to atrocity.

In addition, Dolores suffers in watching this decent man abused.

Gambaro Griselda La Malasangre

The Padre, named Benigno, alluding both to the fascist Benito Mussolini and commenting ironically to malaasngre own harmful nature, hires a hunchbacked tutor, Rafael, to instruct his spoiled and haughty daughter, Dolores.

The production offers many similarly vivid and tense scenes of cruelty and aggression. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of mlasangre humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

The Padre orders Rafael’s death, and upon viewing his lifeless body, Dolores vows revenge.