The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Off-Broadway
Play
SYNOPSIS: Oscar is a naive “nerd” from New Jersey who has finally left the grips of his imposing Dominican mother and is attending his first semester of college at Rutgers with his rebellious sister. He dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the “fukú”—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA.

Directed by Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Performed in Spanish with English supertitles

Show Times: Vary, see website

Tickets from $15

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  • Running Time: Two hours with one intermission
  • Playwright: Marco Antonio Rodríguez
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