Theater: Plays

Production: 'In the Time of the Butterflies' (See all 4 roles)

Dede (Younger)/Patria/American Woman Understudy

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Production Details

Casting understudies for "In the Time of the Butterflies," based on the novel by Julia Alvarez.

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Female, ages 20-35, Hispanic

Role Description

Dede (Younger)/Patria/American Woman Understudy: Dede ranges ages 23–35, older Dede’s younger self, the most “sensible” of the Maribal sisters, las mariposas, falls in love and starts a family and avoids getting involved in the Communist movement; Patria the oldest of the Mirabal sisters, plays ages 22–36, has a good head on her shoulders and always wants to do the right thing, often conflicted on just what the right thing is, she is the last to join her sisters in the movement; a fiction writer of Dominican descent living in present day New York City, Dede is telling her her sisters’ story.