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'Destiny of Desire': The sweaty popularity of telenovelas, now at Goodman

What is the most popular form of entertainment on the planet? No, it's not the broadcasts of the National Football League or even the World Cup. It's not even Robert Falls' famous productions of the works of Anton Chekhov. It's the genre of drama known as telenovelas, a formulaic but singularly...
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