But what emerges is something rare in modern drama: a totally convincing portrait of the artist as a working visionary. One emerges both shaken and stirred.
Many of Samahaara's stand-alone productions are performed at auditoriums across the city, including the open-cultural center Lamakaanthe iconic Ravindra BharathiTelugu University and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Adapted for the stage from three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston.
The real drama comes from how you, like the characters, deal with a situation that can't be fully understood because it cannot be interpreted in only one way. Nick Stafford's powerful adaptation of Morpurgo's novel, which wisely ditches Joey's narrative and tells the story through dialogue among the human characters, brilliantly captures not only the mysterious and intense relationship that can exist between humans and animals, but also the dreadful waste and terror of the Great War.
Rodriguez in the Teatro Nagual production of "Anna in the Tropics. Photo by Henry DiRocco. Does Hollywood tempt him?