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Six Reasons to Experience The River Bride: November 3-27, 2022

Show Extended! November 3-27, 2022
by Marisela Treviño-Orta
original music by Nathan Riebli
directed by Marty Pistone

“A mesmerizing, (Brazilian] folktale of heartbreaking romance.”
-Times Standard

Why SIX Reasons? Because 6th Street Playhouse Gives You More than What You Expect!

Experience yet another above-and-beyond-the-page production by director, Marty Pistone (To Kill a Mockingbird). He has assembled a creative dream team that will carry you to the heart of the Amazon and beyond.

Travel to Brazil without the hassle of international flights. Our intimate Monroe Stage has been transformed into a remote fishing village on the Amazon River.

Learn about the mysterious boto, a central figure in this love story. The pink river dolphin is said to shape-shift and is legendary throughout the Amazon.

Discover an emerging playwright with a lyrical voice. Marisela Treviño-Orta’s award-winning plays have been produced from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to the Audible platform.

Feel the depths and breadths of love found in this story: familial, loyal, friendly, committed, passionate, romantic, intimate, true and fairy-tale.

Delight in knowing you saw this production of The River Bride, because there will never be another like it.

The Story

Once upon a time, fisherman pull a handsome, mysterious man from the murky Amazon River. Two sisters, one about to wed, are caught in his allure.

Folklore, poetic storytelling and unique staging offer an emotionally riveting and vivid sensory experience.

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