BARCELÓ ON THE ROCKS - Nino

New York, New York

PLAY DESCRIPTION

After receiving unexpected news, Nino Antonio Cruz, a Dominican man living in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood with his two sons, is forced to confront his mortality and the dark secrets that have plagued his family for generations which are intrinsically tied to the Caribbean island's political history.

MONOLOGUE DESCRIPTION

Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: An ailing Nino addresses his two sons, Dennis and Sergio. After Dennis destroys a painting Nino held very close to his heart, he finally reveals a long-buried secret: the love affair he had with a Haitian-Creole man.

Subject Matter: Memory, Sexuality, Family, Secrets, Roots, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, LGBTQ, Identity, Truth, Politics, Trauma, Masculinity, Revelations, Government, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Caribbean

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The full script BARCELÓ ON THE ROCKS is available to read on MonologueBank.org.

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    Full-Length Play
  • Character Age
    Adult 40-50
  • Character Gender Ident./Sexual Orient.
    Bisexual, Male, Questioning
  • Character Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Caribbean
  • Genre
    Comedic Drama
  • Period
    Contemporary
  • Length
    1 min or less, 2 min or less
  • Writer Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
    Male, LGBTPQQIA/Non-Binary
  • Writer Ethnicity
    Latin@/x - Hispanic, Caribbean
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