Mariela in the Desert

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January 29 – February 27, 2005 In the Owen
Approximate running time: 90 minutes

A world premiere

Contemporaries of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, artists Mariela and José once lived the high life in Mexico City. Now they live an isolated existence in the desert, haunted by the ghost of their young son. This intriguing new play by emerging playwright Karen Zacarías is scheduled for production in 2006 at Washington, D.C.’s Theatre of the First Amendment.

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  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert is is Sandra Marquez as Mariela.

  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l to r) Sandra Marquez as Mariela and Laura Crotte as Oliva.

  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l to r) Sandra Marquez as Mariela and Mark Ulrich as Adam.

  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l to r) Ricardo Gutierrez as Jose and Sandra Marquez as Mariela.

  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l to r) Sandra Marquez as Mariela and Sandra Delgado as her daughter, Blanca.

  • Mariela in the Desert Production Photos
    Pictured in the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l to r) Sandra Marquez as Mariela and Eric Lloyd Ambriz as her son, Carlos.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are director Henry Godinez and playwright Karen Zacarías.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l-r) cast members Sandra Marquez and Ricardo Gutierrez with director Henry Godinez.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l-r) cast members Sandra Marquez and Ricardo Gutierrez with director Henry Godinez.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are director Henry Godinez and playwright Karen Zacarías.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l-r) cast member Sandra Marquez, director Henry Godinez, and playwright Karen Zacarías.

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l-r) cast member Sandra Marquez (Mariela) and Henry Godinez (director).

  • Mariela in the Desert Rehearsal Photos
    Pictured in rehearsal for the Goodman Theatre's world premiere production of Karen Zacarias' Mariela in the Desert are (l-r) cast members Sandra Marquez and Ricardo Gutierrez with director Henry Godinez.

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