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A peça, que esteve sob censura durante dois anos, narra a polêmica história de Ismael, negro que renega a própria cor, e de sua mulher, Virgínia, branca filicida que não aceita a prole mestiça gerada, na relação com o marido. Tomada pelo louco desejo de ser mãe de um filho branco, Virgínia comete adultério com Elias, o irmão de criação branco e cego de Ismael. Desse breve ...more
Published 1994 by Nova Fronteira
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Nelson Falcão Rodrigues (August 23, 1912 – December 21, 1980) was a Brazilian playwright, journalist and novelist. In 1943, he helped usher in a new era in Brazilian theater with his play Vestido de Noiva (The Wedding Dress), considered revolutionary for the complex exploration of its characters' psychology and its use of colloquial dialog. He went on to write many other seminal plays and today is ...moreMore about Nelson Rodrigues...