XXVI INTERNATIONAL HISPANIC THEATRE FESTIVAL OF MIAMI | A Tribute To Chile

2011 PROGRAM

Thursday and Friday, July 7 and 8 | 8:30pm
TEATRO IMAGEN | Santiago, Chile
LO CRUDO, LO COCIDO, LO PODRIDO (The Raw, The Cooked, The Rotten) 
Written by Marco Antonio de la Parra | Directed by Gustavo Meza
Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center | 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.949.6722 | 866.949.6722 (toll free) | www.arshtcenter.org

Three shadowy waiters cloistered in a restaurant by the name of “The Immortals” insist on observing the empty rules of a bygone world as they await the return of the glories of yesteryear. (In Spanish)

Co-sponsored by Chile’s National Council for Culture and the Arts, the Consulate General of Chile in Miami, FITAM (Fundación Internacional Teatro a Mil), and the Mercantil Commercebank

Friday, July 8 and 15 and Saturday, July 9 and 16 | 8:30pm
PROMETEO THEATRE | Miami, Florida USA 
MUJERES DE SHAKESPEARE (Shakespeare's Women)
Written and directed by Neher Jacqueline Briceño 
Prometeo Theatre, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.237.3262 | www.prometeotheatre.com

Inspired by the inexhaustible Elizabethan universe of female characters, this dramatic piece is based on six plays of the most famous author of all time. A study in love and misfortune, it depicts timeless human passions as a tribute to the women created by the Bard. (In Spanish with

English supertitles)

 

Saturday, July 9 | 8:30pm

Sunday, July 10 | 5:00pm 
CENTRO GABRIELA MISTRAL, GAM | Santiago, Chile 
AMORES DE CANTINA (Barroom Love) 
Written by Juan Radrigán | Directed by Mariana Muñoz 
Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center | 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.949.6722 | 866.949.6722 (toll free) | www.arshtcenter.org

A musical tragicomedy that speaks of love, lovelessness, social exclusion and the sense of living in a devastated homeland. It takes place in a bar at no particular time or place, home to characters who linger about, brought together by their sorrows… and the wine. (In Spanish)

Co-sponsored by Chile’s National Council for Culture and the Arts and the Consulate General of Chile in Miami

Monday, July 11 | 8:30pm
PROMETEO THEATRE | Miami, UNITED STATES 
EL COORDINADOR (The Coordinator)

Written by Benjamín Galemiri | Directed by Beatriz J. Rizk
Prometeo Theatre, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
Free admission

By means of humor, the play reflects on the battle of the sexes, instinctual impulses and the power games people play, using an elevator as a claustrophobic metaphor for a repressive, confining society. (In Spanish)  

Tuesday, July 12 | 8:30pm
PROMETEO THEATRE | Miami, fLORIDA, USA
CAROLINA

Written by Isidora Aguirre | Directed by Beatriz J. Rizk
Prometeo Theatre, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
Free Admission

A light comedy in which the author sets out on a search for the feminine soul, constantly inhibited by the social roles she is expected to play at a time – 1955 – when train travel filled the popular imagination throughout Latin America. (In Spanish)

Thursday and Friday, July 14 and 15 | 8:30pm

KABIA ESPACIO DE INVESTIGACIÓN DE GAITZERDI TEATRO | Bilbao, Spain 

DECIR LLUVIA Y QUE LLUEVA (Just Say Rain, and It Rains)

Written by Kabia | Directed by Borja Ruiz

 Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center | 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

TICKETS :: 305.949.6722 | 866.949.6722 (toll free) | www.arshtcenter.org

A meeting point that changes with the lives of the characters. Dreamlike visual poetry that combines dialogue, music and action in a play designed for the senses. (Dance-Theatre)

Co-sponsored by the Basque Government’s Department of Culture and the Spanish Cultural Center of Miami

Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16 | 8:30pm
TROMPO METÁLICO | Buenos Aires, Argentina 
EL TROMPO METÁLICO (The Metal Top ) 
Written and directed by Heidi Steinhardt
Teatro Prometeo, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

A child is cruelly subjected to all kinds of intellectual and physical practices designed to make her the perfect daughter to a conservative and inflexible father and a mother who is pure ignorance in fancy dress. One afternoon, she reads a Chinese fable that may change the course of her life. (In Spanish)

We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen travel circumstances, performances of El trompo metalico (Buenos Aires) have been cancelled. We are now offering two additional performances of Mujeres de Shakespeare, the much-acclaimed Prometeo Theatre production that opened the XXVI International Hispanic Theatre Festival at Prometeo Theatre, performed in Spanish with supertitles in English, July 15 and 16 at 8:30pm.

Saturday, July 16 | 5:45pm
AQUELARRE TEATRO | Mexico City, Mexico 
EL PÁJARO DZIÚ (The Dziu Bird) 
Written by Marcela Castillo | Directed by Anick Pérez and Marcela Castillo
Key Biscayne Community Center | 10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne

Free Admission
INFORMATION :: 305.365.8900

Based on a beautiful, ancient legend that holds lessons about respect, courage and man’s relationship to his environment, this story is like a treasure that has long been shining at the bottom of the sea. (In Spanish)

In collaboration with the Key Biscayne Community Center  | Co-sponsored by the National Beaux Arts Institute of Mexico, the Consulate General of Mexico, the Mexican Cultural Institute in Miami, the Key Biscayne Community Foundation, and the Village of Key Biscayne

Saturday, July 16 | 8:30pm

Sunday, July 17 | 5:00pm
KRAKEN TEATRO | Mexico City, Mexico
CUERDAS (Ropes) 
Written by Bárbara Colio | Directed by Richard Viqueira 
Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center | 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.949.6722 | 866.949.6722 (toll free) | www.arshtcenter.org

A journey bedeviled by bonds, imbalances, knots and tangled desires. Three brothers rendezvous at an airport to meet the father who abandoned them as children and has now become the most famous tightrope walker of all time. (In Spanish)

Co-sponsored by Mexico’s National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA-CONACULTA) and National Theatre Coordination, the Consulate General of Mexico, and the Mexican Cultural Institute in Miami 

Sunday, July 17 | 2:00-7:00pm
International Children’s Day, Sponsored by TARGET

 

In collaboration with and presented at Miami-Dade College

InterAmerican Campus | 627 SW 27th Avenue, Miami 

Free admission
INFORMATION :: 305.237.6186


2:00-3:00pm | Workshops: acting, dance, voice/music, painting and puppetry 
3:00-5:00pm | Arts and crafts, rides, face painting and distribution of combo meals 
5:00-5:30pm | PERFORMANCE:


LOS PROMETEÍTOS, the children’s troupe of Prometeo Theatre | Miami, Florida USA
RATONCILLO Y SU AMOR IMPOSIBLE 
Written & directed by Neher Jacqueline Briceño

A little town where only happy mice live is threatened by the evil Ratontoro. Ratoncillo, a nervous but noble mouse, resolves to save his community and rescue sweet and courageous Ratoncilla, whose friend he longs to be. Aided by all the other mice, he musters his courage restores the town’s happiness and discovers that friendship can overcome all evil. His reward: he becomes Ratoncilla’s best friend. (In Spanish; for the entire family)

6:00 - 7:00pm | PERFORMANCE:

AQUELARRE TEATRO, Mexico City, MEXICO 
EL PÁJARO DZIÚ (The Dziu Bird) 
By Marcela Castillo | Directed by Anick Pérez and Marcela Castillo

Based on a beautiful, ancient legend that holds lessons about respect, courage and man’s relationship to his environment, this story is like a treasure that has long been shining at the bottom of the sea. (In Spanish; for the entire family) 
Co-sponsored by Mexico’s National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA-CONACULTA) and National Theatre Coordination, the Consulate General of Mexico, the Mexican Cultural Institute in Miami, and the Marlins Community Foundation

Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23 | 8:30pm
ARTE & FRIENDS | Bogota, Colombia 
EL LOCUTORIO (The Speaking Room) 
Written by Jorge Díaz | Directed by Jorge Cao
Teatro Prometeo, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.237.3262 | www.prometeotheatre.com

A couple is torn between truth and fantasy, present and future, demanding, linking, protecting, denying, revealing, reviving, uncovering and forgetting the reasons for their anguished loneliness. A new play that speaks of love in old age, drifting between dreams and hopes in a surreal world. (In Spanish)

Saturday, July 23 | 8:30pm

MOPA | Seville, Spain 

(espérame despierto) (Wait Up for Me) 

Choreographed by Juan Kruz de Garaio Esnaola

MDC, Wolfson Campus, Auditorium, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor | 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

TICKETS :: 305.237.3262 | www.prometeotheatre.com

The piece invites us to contemplate, somewhat voyeuristically, the mysterious relationship between two characters who constantly play with the metaphor of abandonment, two people who act out moments of sensuality, harshness and humor, accompanied by music that becomes yet another character. (Dance theatre)

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; July 21, 22, and 23 | 8:30pm
Sunday, July 24 | 5:00pm
TEATRO AVANTE | Miami, Florida, USA
EL MALENTENDIDO (The Misunderstanding) 

A free version of Albert Camus’ play by Mario Ernesto Sánchez | Directed by Mario Ernesto Sánchez
Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center | 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
TICKETS :: 305.949.6722 | 866.949.6722 (toll free) | www.arshtcenter.org

A man who has been living abroad returns home after many years to visit his mother and sister, who have eked out a living taking in foreign lodgers. He expects a tearful welcome but finds something quite different. (In Spanish with English supertitles

PLEASE NOTE | For security reasons, the United States has severely tightened restrictions on visas and other travel documents. Such restrictions may impair our ability to adhere to the published festival schedule. Please bear with us and keep in mind that our program may change without notice.

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