En el tiempo de las mariposas (In the Time of the Butterflies)

Performance Dates

DC Premiere!

The Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic were elegant and wealthy. Using the code name “butterflies”, they inspired resistance cells against the dictatorial regime of General Rafael Trujillo until their brutal murder. This memory play is a riveting account of courage and activism. Performed in Spanish with English surtitles.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
100 minutes


Creative Team

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Adapted By
Adapted From
the novel by Julia Alvarez