This comedy-drama takes a strong political stand on the divisive issue of the United States embargo with Cuba. The play begins with flamboyant writer, Federico making his first trip back to Cuba 30-some years after immigrating to the States as a child. Federico is joined on his journey by his friend, Fred and together in Cuba they meet Ernesto, a car driver and lifelong resident of Havana. The three men get to know each other better and learn where the real boundaries of the world lie. The play examines of the complex relationships that exist not only between men, but between the countries in which they live. This play is a part of Machado's Before and After the Revolution series, a group of four plays about the Cuban Revolution. Other plays in the series are: >Modern Ladies of Guanabacoa, In the Eye of the Hurricane, and Once Removed
"Havana finds a bright wit and a passion in the grayness of living in limbo." - New York Times
Originally produced at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville.