Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba

By Margarita Engle
Adapted for the stage by LM Feldman

Tropical Secrets

Kindness casts a welcomed light against the dark shadow of the Holocaust.

Nov 6-14, 2021 | Wells Fargo Playhouse | For ages 9 and up
11-year-old Daniel has escaped Nazi Germany and finds himself alone on the shores of Havana, Cuba. He meets a spirited girl with some painful secrets of her own. Through their unlikely bond, she introduces Daniel to the language, music and history of Cuban culture. However, once Cuba enters the war these two young friends are faced with some dangerous choices that will ultimately test their friendship. Part of The Kindness Project.
Themes: The Holocaust, Cuban history and culture, immigration, kindness
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Tropical Secrets

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Wednesday, Nov. 10, 6:30 PM show
  • 5:30 PM - Backstage tour before the show (meet at the ImaginOn Welcome Desk)
  • Talkback after the show