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Review: Las Meninas (Ilna Theatre Collective)

A Possible Story Behind Velázquez’s Las Meninas Takes the Stage in Toronto

Picture of actors in Las MeninasDeceit, betrayal, lies, and murder all take place in the Spanish court of Las Meninas, staged at Red Sandcastle Theatre.

The play is set over a fictitious day in the Spanish court. Trouble brews when princesses come from other countries as ambassadors to discuss Spain’s colonial movements. Everything takes place as Diego Velázquez composes his famous piece, Las Meninas.

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