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    • REEL TIME AT GALA (Film Festival)

      REEL TIME AT GALA (Film Festival)

      REEL TIME AT GALA, 7th Annual Film Festival (Mexico - Argentina - Colombia) November 28 - December 2, 2018 Showcasing new and classical films from three Latin American industries leading the industry. Discussion after each screening. Lineup, dates, and times to be announced. All film in Spanish with English subtitles.

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    • Subscription Series 2018-2019

      Subscription Series 2018-2019

      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.

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    • Main Stage: XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival: La Sobremesa

      Main Stage: XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival: La Sobremesa

      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 If you require a wheelchair space please call the office, 202-234-7174, to book your ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces available for each show.

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    • Main Stage: El viejo, el joven y el mar (The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea)

      Main Stage: El viejo, el joven y el mar (The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea)

      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. English speakers recommended to sit in rows E through H in order to read the surtitles comfortably. If you require a wheelchair space please call the office, 202-234-7174, to book your ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces available for each show.

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    • Main Stage: Fame, The Musical en español

      Main Stage: Fame, The Musical en español

      Fame, The Musical en español / U.S. Premiere / May 9 through June 9, 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 winner 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. English speakers recommended to sit in rows E through H in order to read the surtitles comfortably. If you require a wheelchair space please call the office, 202-234-7174, to book your ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces available for each show.

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    • GALita: Picasso

      GALita: Picasso

      Picasso / World Premiere / March 9 - 23, 2019 Written and Directed by Cornelia Cody Discover the mysteries behind the life and work of the creative genius through the eyes of an inquisitive child. A bilingual production. If you require a wheelchair space please call the office, 202-234-7174, to book your ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces available for each show.

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    • Dreamer

      Dreamer

      Simulcast of World Premiere performance from Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley Music by Jimmy López Libretto by Nilo Cruz Venue TBA This oratorio centers on a Dreamer whose legal status is in jeopardy. With Philarmonia Orchestra of London, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Ana María Martínez (soprano), and a choir. Presented in English.

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    • Poetic Chicle - Otra One-Man Loquera

      Poetic Chicle - Otra One-Man Loquera

      Written and Performed by Quique Avilés In this show about citizenship, led by poetry and percussion, Quique becomes Chamba, a one-time chicle (gum) peddler who now sells poems. Based on Quique's own handmade books, the piece travels back through time and over borders to Chamba's childhood in El Salvador. A bilingual presentation. If you require a wheelchair space please call the office, 202-234-7174, to book your ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces available for each show.

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    • GALA Contribution Program

      GALA Contribution Program

      Please consider supporting GALA with a 100% tax deductible donation. Ticket revenue covers only a minimal portion of theater programming and a gift to GALA goes a long way to supporting innovative bilingual programming for youth and adults and the artistic voice of the largest minority in the United States.

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