Destiny of Desire

McGuire Proscenium Stage

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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Prices range from $25 to $79.

Pro tip: Preview performances start at $15 (May 30 – June 4). Hurry, these go quickly! 

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ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Destiny of Desire will take place on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.

Pro tip: Can't do stairs or have a special seating request? Call the Box Office for details. 

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