Or, Our Lady of the Clouds
Presented by TEATRO!
Written by Aristides Vargas
Translated by Nicolas Enrique O’Connor Mora
Directed by Nicolas O’Connor ‘17
Produced by Claudia Oh ‘17 and Sherry Gao ’19
PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES
Loeb Experimental Theater
Friday, October 28th at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 29th at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Sunday, October 30th at 2 p.m.
Thursday, November 3rd at 7 p.m.
Friday, November 4th at 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 5th at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Run time: 1 hour, 30 minutes with no intermission.
Harvard TEATRO! is proud to present this original translation of Nuestra Señora de las Nubes, a piece of Latin American theatre written in response to the Argentine “Guerra Sucia” (Dirty War). It tells the story of two exiles, Oscar and Bruna, years after they fled their homes in a fictional Latin American country called “Nuestra Señora de las Nubes.” Through comedy and tragedy, we explore the various characters of this fictional country, state, town, and delve into the function memory serves for the exile. As Oscar and Bruna progress through the play, their memories of their home – both good and bad – begin to fade and melt together as they confront near constant rejection in their new homes. In this way, we see how political exile leaves the exile in a state of limbo, living in a place they cannot call home and dreaming of a home which no longer exists.
The play contains a brief mention of sexual violence (not depicted onstage).
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Bruna … Carla Troconis
Oscar … Norman Storer
Actor 1 … Samantha Neville
Actor 2 … Agustin Rodriguez
Director/Translator … Nicolas O’Connor
Producers … Claudia Oh and Sherry Gao
Associate Producer … Nathaniel Brodsky
Stage Manager … Danny Rodriguez
Technical Director … Xavier Escobar
Set Designer … Alison Reed
Costume Design … Lorena Benitez
Sound Design … Max Seiss
Lighting Design … Aaron Olkin
Lighting Design … Vanessa Lam
Poster Designer … Mai-Linh Ton
Composer … Danny Rodriguez
Casting Consultant … Holly Dayton