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A Senior Thesis Production of
Death and the Maiden


In an unnamed Latin American country transitioning from dictatorship to democracy, a woman tortured under the military regime unexpectedly encounters her alleged torturer in her own home. Much to the dismay of her husband, a newly appointed member of the country's truth commission, she resolves to put the man on trial, with only the sound of his voice as proof. Playwright Ariel Dorfman questions how a country is to move beyond a past of atrocity and trauma. Must victims truly forgive and forget for the greater good?

Written by
Ariel Dorfman


Directed by
Alex Ripp '08

Featuring
Dan Kublick '08

Friday-Saturday
December 7-8, 2007

Thursday-Saturday
December 13-15, 2007

All performances at
8:00 p.m.

Marie and Edward Matthews '53 Acting Studio
Lewis Center for the Arts
185 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey

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