Josep Maria Benet i
Jornet: LEGACY (Testament).
Translated by Janet DeCesaris. 2000.
A terminally-ill professor entrusts his most brilliant student with the culminating work of his scholarly career. Responding to a personal ad, he discovers that the student is a male prostitute. Learning that a friend's daughter is pregnant, he discovers that the same student is the father. In a battle of wills, the professor's hopes for the future are countered by the younger man's anger.
Three men plus various male and female
Minimal set and props to suggest the three men's apartments
Premiere at Maria Guerrero National Theater in Madrid, March 1996. Directed by Gerardo Vera.
Contact translator Janet DeCesaris, Facultat de Traducció i Interpretació, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Rambla Santa Monica, 30-32, 08002 Barcelona; Fax: 011-34-93-542-22-95, or author through SGAE.
Legacy.Catalan production, Barcelona, 1997. Directed by Sergi Belbel. Photo by Pilar Aymerich.
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