The Real James Bond …
Was Dominican

May 14 – May 29, 2021  

Watch on Zoom in real time, live from the Wilson Stage.
Includes audience participation.

A medium dry Vodka Martini, with a slice of lemon peel … Shake it, do not stir it.”

What happens when a James Bond-obsessed Dominican boy in Queens (who won’t go anywhere without his nerf gun), finds out that the real James Bond was Dominican?

This is a true story about Porfirio Rubirosa, Ian Fleming’s primary inspiration for Bond, and a young Dominican actor-to-be whose discovery of “Rubi” shakes his very foundation. Set to a live percussion score, The Real James Bond … Was Dominican is a young man’s guide to love, sex, color, code-switching, white-washing, success, fake-it-till-you-make-it, and the roller coaster of finding one’s true self.

Written & Performed by Christopher Rivas
Developed with & Directed by Daniel Banks
Original Score & Percussion by Wilson R. Torres
Livestream Video Design by ViDCo
Lighting Design by Driscoll Otto

Live Camera Operator/Assistant Director: Laura Bustillos Jáquez
Original Projection Design by Alexandra Kelly Colburn & Kate Freer
Production Stage Management: Katelan Braymer

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