Marisol by Jose Rivera

Marisol is a play written by José Rivera. The work earned Rivera a 1993 Obie Award for playwriting. God is senile and dying.  Marisol is attacked on the subway.  The assault is thwarted by her guardian angel’s influence.  When the angel tells Marisol she quits, all hell breaks loose. 

 Photos by James Ditinger

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Critical Response

“… nightmarishly beautiful theatricality … at once absurd and mind-expanding …”
Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight

“Laura Di Cicco delivers a finely modulated performance ranging from urban cool to pure terror.”
Stan Persky, Vancouver Sun

“A lurid post-apocalyptic landscape worthy of the verbal and physical gymnastics required by the script.”
Brian Peterson, The Westender

“Angry, violent and designed to get your adrenaline pumping.”
Jo Ledingham, The Courier

Artistic and Production Personnel

Directed by Richard Wolfe
Featuring:  Laura Di Cicco, Alex Zahara, Sarah Rodgers, Mara Coward, Danny Waugh, Dawn Petten and Enuka Okuma
Sound and video design by David Epp
Costumes by Enigma Arcana
Lighting design by Michael Schaldemose
Set by Owen Schellenberger