El Mago de Oz in October 2012

El Mago de Oz/ The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is coming again to Dominican Republic. Since it was such a great success it was decided to bring it back so more people could enjoy this beloved children’s story for the entire family.

El Mago de Oz – October 2012

The musical will be in Santo Domingo October 5, 6 and 7, 2012 at the Sala Carlos Piantini in the Teatro Nacional Eduardo Brito.

Then it moves, for the first time, to the Gran Teatro del Cibao in Santiago for the October 20 and 21, 2012 performances.

Amaury Sánchez – Producer
Waddys Jáquez – Director
Comedian Cuquin Victoria – The Wizard/ El Mago
Ameris Cepeda – Dorothy
Javier Grullón – The Scarecrow/ El Espantapájaros
Luis José Germán – The Lion/ El León
Josué Guerrero – The Tin Man/ El hombre de Hojalata
Honny Estrella – The Good Witch/ El Hada Buena
Carlota Carretero – The Wicked Witch of the West/ La Bruja Mala del Oeste

The shows are a benefit for the Voluntariado Jesús con Los Niños de la Ciudad Corazón an organization that works with children.

More information and Tickets at Ticket Express. Tickets can also be purchased at the Box Offices.

Pictures – Cathedral Santa Maria 9-2012

Pictures of the outside of the First Cathedral in the Americas. It is known by many names including – Cathedral de Santa Maria, Cathedral de Santo Domingo, Primada de América. The full name of this marvelous cathedral is the Cathedral Metropolitana Santa María de la Encarnación, one of the many “firsts” in the Americas. It is one of the many incredible sights you will see when you visit the Zona Colonial in Santo Domingo.

For more information and history of the Cathedral de Santa Maria, visit the Sights pages on the colonialzone-dr.com web site.

The view of the Cathedral from Parque Colon

View from Parque Colon

Looking up to some of the many windows in the walls of the monstrous building.

Cathedral Santa Maria

Another view of the wall.

Side of the Cathedral

Inside the gates looking out to Parque Colon.

Looking to Parque Colon

The broken and lost looking Gargoyles outside the Cathedral.

The Gargoyles

Looking out to the Plazoleta de los Curas.

The plaza

The lilly pond outside the entrance to the Plazoleta de los Curas

Lilly Pond

The small alley, Callejon de los Curas, that connects Padre Billini to the back side of the Cathedral and Plazoleta de los Curas.

Callejon de los Curas