In the Time of the Butterflies

by: Caridad Svich

Directed by: Ricardo Gutiérrez

Costume Designer: Uriel Gomez

Lighting Design: Richard Norwood

Set Design: Andrei Onegin

Based on Julia Álvarez’s popular novel, In The Time of the Butterflies, is a fictionalized account of the story of the courageous Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic. The sisters inspired resistance cells throughout the country against the dictatorial regime of Gen. Rafael Leónidas Trujillo. The ‘butterflies’, their secret code name, were brutally murdered by the regime in 1960.