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Los Hermanos Dela Cruz

What happens when a treasured gift is removed from its resting place? It awakens the spirit of the Dela Cruz family. In a convent on the island of Puerto Rico, a young woman prays to go back home to Jackson Heights Queens, where at the same moment, her brother Amelio, the oldest of the Dela Cruz sons, places a bet on his fighter brother, Marco. Unfortunately, a knockout punch alters Amelio’s plans and forces him to desperate measures. Meanwhile, Sergio , the youngest of the Dela Cruz siblings, lies in bed with the woman he loves, Michelle Santiago, who is set to marry, Salvatore Delmonte, the boxer who fights Marco, in less than six hours. Will he find the courage to listen to his heart? Antonio, head of the Dela Cruz family, struggles with the memory of beloved war hero father, until the moment he is thrust into an unexpected act of heroism himself. And Juanita, his wife, feeling like she’s losing control of her family, lusts for the Puerto Rico of her youth and the memories of her once passionate marriage. Inspired by Luchino Visconti classic post World War II film, “Rocco and His Brothers”. “Los Hermanos Dela Cruz”, is a story about love, honor, and most importantly, La Familia.

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Posted:
09/12/2021
Updated:
09/12/2021
Author Bio:
Mary Perez and Mel Nieves are New York City based actors and are both members of the award winning LAByrinth Theater Company.