SUBSCRIPTION SERIES 2018-2019
1) Como agua para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) / U.S. Premiere / September 6 - October 7, 2018
Based on the novel by Laura Esquivel (Mexico)
Adapted for the stage by Garbi Losada (TEATROA)
Directed by Olga Sánchez
A dash of romance, a sprinkle of comedy, and lots of quail, chile, mole, and rose petals create an intense world of passion! A young woman trapped by traditions finds freedom in cooking so magical it inspires people to laugh, cry, and burn with desire. Presented in Spanish with English surtitles
2) XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival:
Reditum / U.S. Premiere / November 8 11, 2018
José Barrios & Co.
In collaboration with Fundación Conservatorio Flamenco Casa Patas, Madrid
A high-spirited performance by one of Spain's hottest flamenco dancers.
La Sobremesa / D.C. Premiere / November 16 18, 2018
Omayra Amaya Flamenco Dance Co. With Edwin Aparicio
"Mesmerizing intense erotic splendid I dare anyone to take his or her eyes off Omayra when she is performing the flamenco she was born to dance." The Boston Globe
3) El viejo, el joven y el mar (The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea) / World Premiere / February 7 March 3, 2019
By Irma Correa (Spain)
Directed by José Luis Arellano (2016 Helen Hayes Awards winner for Yerma)
Based on historic events, Spaniard writer Miguel de Unamuno, who represents the power of reason, and a boy who dreams of tomorrow plan an escape under the watchful eye of the General guarding Fuerteventura Island. Presented in Spanish with English surtitles.
4) Fame, The Musical en español / U.S. Premiere / April 25 June 2, 2019
Conceived & Developed by David De Silva
Book by José Fernández (Cuba)
Music by Steve Margoshes
Lyrics by Jacques Levy
Directed & Choreographed by Luis Salgado (2018 Helen Hayes Awards winners for In the Heights en español)
A diverse group of ambitious, young hopefuls dream od stardom as they deal with life, love, and a tragedy at the prestigious high school for the performing arts. This production pays homage to the overlooked Cuban author who wrote the book for this world famous musical. Bilingual, with surtitles in both English and Spanish.