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Gambaro’s dramaturgy is one of extremes. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: In order for the malasange to work dramatically, Dolores and Rafael must have a chemistry that bespeaks love and hate simultaneously.
The play reminds us that though we malasnagre perfectly recapture the mood of s Argentina, bloody and battered by dictatorship, we can, in the current world, still feel Argentina’s pain as it undergoes yet another political, social, and economic crisis. The scene ends in a hellish, blackish red light, foreshadowing the blood that will soon run.
In addition, Dolores suffers in watching this decent man abused.
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His sadistic character is captured convincingly by the attractive actor Gerardo Gudino. The play, La malasangre Bad Blooddebuted in [End Page ] Buenos Aires in toward the end of the Dirty War—when nearly 30, citizens were kidnapped, tortured, and murdered by the military government.
They joke childishly with each other, with Dolores eventually sitting on her father’s lap while he bounces her on his knee. However, the Madre informs the Padre gambrao their stratagem. In a terrifying instance of dangerous games, she plays the role of Daddy’s little girl while her father decides how to punish Rafael.
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The actors, Anilu Pardo and Gonzalo Villanueva, perform with passion and conviction, making the relationship believable, and ultimately tragic. Though the production, by the Mexican director Alejandra Orozco, downplays the political for the personal, the many confrontations in the play strikingly display the power relationships.
Repertorio Espanol, New York City. The two young people eventually fall in love and plan their escape. The superficially frolicsome act horrifies with its sexual suggestion of incest and underlying violence.
They have produced a play by Griselda Gambaro, a contemporary Argentine playwright whose work is too rarely seen in the United States.
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The Padre, named Benigno, alluding both to the fascist Benito Mussolini and commenting ironically to his own harmful nature, hires a hunchbacked tutor, Rafael, to instruct his spoiled and haughty daughter, Dolores. On the debit side, the production often does not go far enough in its depictions of violence.
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Dolores’s father ignores this sexual assault. The production offers many similarly vivid and tense scenes of cruelty and aggression. The tortured nature of their relationship is exemplified in the scene where Dolores provokes Rafael to hit her by repeatedly cursing him as servile. The Padre orders Rafael’s death, and upon viewing his lifeless body, Dolores vows revenge. Within this familial microcosm, Gambaro denounces state terrorism and the ignorance of a population that blinds itself to atrocity.
The father, with malaxangre bright red jacket, angular face, and slim body, takes on the grotesque hue of a devil. The play is a brilliantly constructed chess game with characters who alternate between oppressor and oppressed.
Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential gambark and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Further adding to the disturbing nature of the scene, the father orders Fermin to dance with Rafael, to humiliate the already victimized tutor.
Theatricality becomes a form of torture for Dolores, and perhaps, the audience. The tone of playfulness shifts abruptly to naked violence as Rafael is dragged away by the father’s lackey, Malaangre Dario Tangelsona gambari, fawning fellow. With a startling light change, Dolores alters expression and stares at her father, now cognizant of the real pain that she has effected.
After he does indeed strike her, she calls her father Benigno played by Mauricio Bustamente, who [End Page ] easily moves between the character’s authoritative and comedic features, making Benigno a sadistic prankster.
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