Posted on October 17, 2016, BY Matthew Beltz

The Bucknell University theatre department will present four showings of the play, Marisol, Oct. 21-24, all in the Harvey M. Powers Theatre. The shows on Friday, Saturday and Monday, Oct 21, 22 and 24, will begin at 7:30 p.m. The performance on Sunday, Oct. 23, will be at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors, and can be purchased online at the Bucknell box office or by calling 570-577-1000.

Jose Rivera's Obie award-winning play wrestles with questions concerning the helpless and homeless with humor, absurdity and above all, humanity. It follows the story of Marisol Perez, a Bronx-born Puerto Rican in her 20s and a copy editor in a New York publishing firm. The underbelly of the city threatens her friends and safety, and she fights for survival in an apocalyptic world like Alice wandering through a nightmarish wonderland. From the onset, her guardian angel appears to her in a dream and proclaims that she must join the revolution to salvage the fate of the universe.



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