New Plays from Spain

Seven of Spain’s most respected Spanish dramatists will travel to New York to preside over readings of their works in English. Works by Spanish playwrights Ernesto Caballero; Guillem Clue; Cristina Colemena; Mar Gómez Glez; Borja Ortiz de Gondra; Alfredo Sanzol; and Emilio Williams

With artistic director Julian Mesri, these readings offer insight into the evolution of Spanish art and culture in the context of its current situation.

Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain in New York; Fundación Autor (Madrid); and The Instituto Cervantes.

Free - (First come-First Served)

MONDAY, APRIL 29

2:00 PM SMARTPHONES by Emilio Williams, Directed by Eric Mercado

4:00 PM PICASSO AND HIS BARBER by Borja Ortiz de Gondra, Directed by Debbie Saivetz

6:30 PM PROMISED LAND by Guillem Clua, Directed by Melanie Sutherland

8:00 PM TYPINGS and HAPPILY EVER AFTER by Cristina Colmena, Directed by Kimberly Faith Hickman

9:00 PM Panel Discussion: New Playwriting in Contemporary Spain With Guillem Clua,
Cristina Colmena, Borja Ortiz de Gondra, and Emilio Williams, moderated by Ángel Gill Orrios, Artistic/Executive Director of Thalia Spanish Theatre.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

2:00 PM NUMBERS by Mar Gómez Glez, Directed by Tamilla Woodard

4:00 PM ON THE MOON by Alfredo Sanzol, Directed by Oliver Butler

6:30 PM PAKITA by Ernesto Caballero, Directed by Shannon Sindelar

8:00 PM Panel Discussion: Playwriting, Globalization, and Identities: Is there a National Identity in Contemporary Spanish Playwriting? With Ernesto Caballero, Mar Gómez Glez, Alfredo Sanzol, director Julian Mesri, and American playwright John Guare, moderated by Ángel Gill Orrios, Artistic/Executive Director of Thalia Spanish Theatre.

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  • EZ R.

    I saw the first play, and I thought it was TERRIBLE!
    It reminded me of "Waiting for Godot", but it was about a much more trivial subject, Smartphones. The author had just one thing to say, about how they have effected our lives, and he kept repeating it, over and over again. I got it the first time.

    May 1, 2013

  • Liz

    Really wonderful. Was only able to see two of the plays on Tuesday but they were both really good- the writing, directing and acting.

    April 30, 2013

  • Nery

    Alli estare!!

    April 23, 2013

  • David P.

    Now I need to learn Spanish.

    April 23, 2013

  • Andre de Z.

    Yes you can come any time.

    April 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to it!

    April 15, 2013

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