Two Sisters and a Piano
Written & Directed By Nilo Cruz, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright of Anna in the Tropics.
January 25 – February 18, 2024
This production contains scenes depicting physical violence and sexual themes.
Embark on a captivating journey to 1990s Havana
Two Sisters and a Piano is a gripping play set amidst the Pan American Games and the Russians’ departure from Cuba. Witness the enthralling cat-and-mouse game between novelist Maria Celia and a charismatic military officer, whose infatuation blurs the lines between passion and politics. Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz weaves an authentic tale of oppression, human spirit, and the intertwining fates of two sisters awaiting freedom in a world of shifting global politics.
Set in 1991, during the Pan American Games in Havana and while the Russians are pulling out of Cuba, this play portrays two sisters, Maria Celia, a novelist, and Sofia, a pianist, serving time under house arrest. Passion infiltrates politics when a lieutenant assigned to their case becomes infatuated with Maria Celia, whose literature he has been reading.