The Gardens of the Sin

The Gardens of the Sin (1933)

Genre: Operetta in two acts.
Text: Antonio Paso.
Music: Francisco Alonso.
Premiere: February 18, 1933, at Teatro Marvillas, Madrid.
Performers of the premiere: Perlita Greco, Amparo Taberner, Carmencita Alonso, Aurelia Ballesta, Isabel Gisbert, Dorita del Monte, Miguel Ligero, Paco Gallego, Salvador Videgain.

The argument takes place in a spa in which some of the characters do not want to have sex.

The operetta, almost a variety show, contains many jokes and funny scenes.

Among the most acclaimed fragments are some “cuplés de los bebés”, an attractive concertante, a number about pirates that closes the first scene, not to mention the Indian dance at the finale.