Script History: The script was commissioned by Repertorio Espanol/Spanish Repertory in New York City. It is the first ever stage adaptation of this novel.
It received its Spanish-language premiere at Repertorio Espanol/Spanish Repertory in February 2011 under the direction of Jose Zayas. Scenic, costume and lighting design: Robert Federico, video, projection and animation design by Alex Koch, soundscape and music by Jane Shaw. Additional Spanish language translation by Marco Antonio Rodriguez and Yolanny Rodriguez. The cast was as follows: Rosie Berrido (Patria), Dalia Davi (Minerva), Maria Helan Lopez (Maria Teresa), Zulema Clares (Young Dede), Teresa Perez Frangie (Old Dede), Flor de Liz Perez (American Woman) and Fermin Suarez (DJ/Trujillo/Lio Morales and Rufino). www.repertorio.org/mariposas
The Author’s English-language version of the play has not premiered as of this writing.