Anna in the Tropics

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DOI: 10.5040/9781580814065.01

Duration: 1:48:44

  • 001-Introduction.mp3 0:00:52
  • 002-Act I, Scene 1.mp3 0:08:42
  • 003-Act I, Scene 2.mp3 0:09:23
  • 004-Act I, Scene 3.mp3 0:14:07
  • 005-Act I, Scene 4.mp3 0:06:49
  • 006-Act I, Scene 5.mp3 0:08:03
  • 007-Act II, Scene 1.mp3 0:16:59
  • 008-Act II, Scene 2.mp3 0:04:38
  • 009-Act II, Scene 3.mp3 0:17:07
  • 010-Act II, Scene 4.mp3 0:04:08
  • 011-Act II, Scene 5.mp3 0:04:11
  • 012-Credits.mp3 0:01:18
  • 013-Interview with Jimmy Smits.mp3 0:12:27

This poignant and poetic Pulitzer Prize winning play captures 1929 Florida at a time when cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration. But when he reads aloud from "Anna Karenina", he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners, for whom Tolstoy, the tropics, and The American Dream prove a volatile combination.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance starring:

Jimmy Smits as Juan Julian

Onahoua Rodriguez as Marela

Adriana Sevan as Conchita

Alma Martinez as Ofelia

Jonathan Nichols as Palomo and Eliades

Winston Rocha as Santiago

Herbert Siguenza as Chéché

Directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

Featuring: Alma Martinez, Jonathan Nichols, Winston Rocha, Onahoua Rodriguez, Adriana Sevan, Herbert Siguenza, Jimmy Smits

From Anna in the Tropics

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LA Theatre Works

Nilo Cruz

ISBN: 9781580814065

Series: L.A. Theatre Works

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