In The Time of The Butterflies” is a true story of the four Mirabal sisters, known for their code name “butterflies,” who dared to challenge Generalissmo Rafael Trujillo who ruled the Dominican Republic in 1960. The sisters: Patricia, Dede, Minerva and Maria Teresa Maribal led a resistance to defeat one of the century’s most brutal dictators. Svich, a graduate from University of California San Diego, is one of America’s premier playwrights and adaptors of the best of Latin American literature. “In The Time of The Butterflies” is a best-selling novel that has been selected as one the Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Svich has crafted a world premiere new play about the Maribal sisters willingness to fight for freedom. The REP’s upcoming production of “In The Time of The Butterflies” is the English language World Premiere.
Les Miserables - Jean Valjean, an ex-con, has transformed himself to become mayor and the owner of a factory. But when he is moved to help one of his former workers, Fantine, Valjean's past is brought to light, and he is forced to abandon everything to run from Javert, the chief of police, dead set on bringing him to justice. Nine years later, Cosette, Fantine's child, has been raised by Valjean and has fallen in love with Marius, a fighter in the French revolution. With Javert on the hunt and a revolution tearing the city apart, everyone is forced to question what they're willing to sacrifice in pursuit of love and justice.