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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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Book-It Repertory Theatre Seattle Center
April 19–May 6


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Recommended by Sophia Stephens

Book-It brings Junot Díaz’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, to life onstage. Elise Thoron directs the Literature to Life adaptation, during which audiences will follow Oscar de León’s journey as he grapples with adolescent love, a looming family curse, and the meaning of life—or at least his own life. In light of Díaz’s most recent essay for the New Yorker about his own childhood trauma, the heartbreak from this story may reveal even deeper depths. Those with faint hearts, beware—according to the overview, “the show contains mature content including strong language, slurs, and references to suicide.”

Book-It Repertory Theatre

305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

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  • April 19–May 6