Destiny of Desire

by KAREN ZACARÍAS
directed by JOSÉ LUIS VALENZUELA

May 30 – July 11, 2020
McGuire Proscenium Stage

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A switched-at-birth comedy

On a blustery night in Bellarica, Mexico, two babies enter the world. The poor Hortencia welcomes a strong, healthy girl while the affluent Fabiola discovers her daughter has a weak heart — a cross the beauty queen refuses to bear. So she devises a scheme to swap the newborns (cue dramatic sound effects). In true telenovela fashion, the daughters meet 18 years later and become fast friends. Through over-the-top musical numbers and plot twists galore, their long-buried past comes to light and upends everyone’s lives in hilarious, melodramatic ways.

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