Cuban Theater Digital Archive

Mary Peabody in Cuba

Play script


In present day New York City, Amy Diaz, a Cuban-American history professor, discovers letters written by her ancestors in colonial Cuba. In 1833, two Bostonian sisters, Mary and Sophia Peabody, arrive for a sojourn in Cuba. On a hacienda outside of Havana, the sisters encounter and befriend a poet, Juan Velasco. As Amy unearths her family's history, both she and Mary transform from proper to passionate and their New England lives are forever changed.

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