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El Concilio de Amor

Jesusa Rodriguez

Jesus is a simpleton, his father an incontinent old man and Mary, a show-off.


The three nonetheless decide, in their infinite wisdom, to punish humanity for having too much pleasure. The devil, in the pay of God, is sent to Earth to set things in motion. And the result is syphilis, with all its ravages …Written in 1895, this farcical and tragic play put the author in jail for one year. Adapted by the Divas almost a century later, it is once again a cause for scandal. Nothing is more incisive than satire, nothing more tragic than the disease that turns love into death. Nothing is more subversive than the Divas ...


El Grupo Divas By Oscar Panizza Directed by Jesusa Rodriguez