SummerStage Theater Presented By Time Warner

Diablo Love

By Mando Alvarado / Directed by Alfred Preisser / Music Direction & Composition by Tomás Doncker

8.16.2013 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Add Comment | Marcus Garvey Park | Directions to Event ›

“Diablo Love” is a fantastical love story featuring live music that re-imagines songs made famous by American Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, Howlin’ Wolf along with original compositions by Tomás Doncker. This production provides audiences with a masterful live soundtrack of Blues/Soul music and sets the stage for a dynamic performance.

What would you do for love? In the pits of Hell, Baliel, a lost soul, must prove his worth or else spend the rest of eternity in the lake of fire. In order to spare his own horrific demise, Baliel goes out in search of a willing person to swap spots with him, and as a result comes upon Emma, a fledgling Harlem Gospel singer from a troubled background with big dreams of fame. As Emma works through the trials and tribulations of erecting a career with her group, Baliel appears with big promises and a plan for fame and fortune. The two embark on a joint quest to achieve both of their missions, and what once began as a task for Baliel to find his replacement quickly takes a complicated turn as he must decide between unconditional love and Diablo Love.

**Note: This production contains strong language**

Don’t Miss our Friends at The Classical Theatre of Harlem:
Continuing its groundbreaking tradition of weaving the rich cultural legacy of Harlem into classical text, The Classical Theatre of Harlem will illuminate this family friendly version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with music, dance, and various traditions from the African Diaspora, to present an enchanted concrete jungle inhabited by spirits who revel in the magical nature of summer love. http://www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org/

Rules

Please do not bring alcoholic beverages, glass, bottles, coolers, pets, bicycles, rollerblades, folding chairs, beach umbrellas, video cameras or tape recorders. No professional camera gear, telephoto lenses, or flash photography is allowed. All bags are subject to search. Beer and wine are for on­site consumption only and may not be removed from the venue. The distribution or sale of unauthorized promotional materials is not permitted.

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Cost: $FREE

Appropriate for: Adult

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