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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
Adapted by Nilo Cruz
From the short story by Gabriel García Márquez
Directed by Bonnie J. Monte

On the Outdoor Stage! June 22-July 11

Robin De Jesús, Gregory Mitchell and Danielle Larracuente.
Photo © Gerry Goodstein.










Ride with the moon to a town lost in time and experience a magical and joyous myth. A mysterious, winged creature falls to earth and is discovered by two children, who are certain, deep in their hearts, that he is a wounded angel. This colorful tale engages the imagination and delights the senses with its archetypal imagery, wondrous phenomena and festive, live music.    

Nilo Cruz. Photo by Jennifer Reiley.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz, author of the Tony Award-nominated play ANNA IN THE TROPICS, has created a magical stage adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez's short story "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings." Márquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, is the author of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE and LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA, among many other major works.

A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS is The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's third annual offering at the Outdoor Stage - a glorious, open-air Greek amphitheatre nestled into a hillside on the College of Saint Elizabeth campus at Convent Station (just a stone's throw from our Main Stage in Madison). In the tradition of THE GROUCH and THAT SCOUNDREL SCAPIN, we offer a play that will enchant young and old alike, in a setting that's perfect for a family picnic, romantic date, or fun get-together with friends. (Click here for the inclement weather policy.)


is generously supported by
The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation

Additional support provided by
Fleet and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation


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