New Hazlett Theater
In the Time of the Butterflies
A play by Caridad Svich Based on the novel by Julia Alvarez
Directed by Ricardo Vila-Roger
Presented with the NEA Big Read, which is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
March 8 – 17, 2019
“Julia Alvarez’ novel is as lovely as a butterfly at rest, and as moving as one in flight.” ~ Burlington Free Press. Experience the spirit, passions and courageous acts of the Mirabal sisters – “The Butterflies” – as they inspired a fight for freedom in the Dominican Republic. Their legacy led to the UN creating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.