NEW PLAYS FROM SPAIN Sells Out in Washington, D.C.
NEW PLAYS FROM SPAIN -- the three staged readings of young Spanish playwrights Cristina Colmena, Emilio Williams, and Mar Gómez Glez set for next Monday, Sept 30 at the Former Spanish Ambassadors Residence in Washington, D.C. -- is SOLD OUT.
New Plays from Spain, curated by independent producer Gillian Drake, is an international collaboration of these three Spain's young playwrights, recently translated into English, with outstanding DC directors Joshua Morgan (Artistic Director, No Rules Theatre Company), Colin Hovde (Artistic Director, Theater Alliance), and Jacob Janssen (Assistant Director, Red Speedo, Studio Theatre).
The anthology New Plays From Spain has also been published by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Cente in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain in New York, Fundación Autor (Madrid), and the Instituto Cervantes.
The readings will take place on Monday, September 30, 2013. Doors open at 6:30 pm; Plays start at 7 pm at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009. Read more about this event on spainculture.us.
'New Plays from Spain': Staged readings of the works of young Spanish playwrights recently translated into English, by Washington DC theater companies. Spanish playwrights Cristina Colmena, Emilio Williams and Mar Gómez Glez will work with directors from three of Washington DC's most innovative and edgy theater companies to produce staged readings of their brilliant new plays.
Set against the backdrop of the historic former residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, the funny and biting plays will come alive in a non-traditional setting. This event encourages international collaboration through creative partnerships among artists -Spain's brightest young playwrights, outstanding DC actors, and directors Joshua Morgan (Artistic Director, No Rules Theatre Company), Colin Hovde (Artistic Director, Theater Alliance), and Jacob Janssen (Assitant Director, Red Speedo, Studio Theatre)- while giving our mutual audiences a cross-cultural experience and a taste of some of the best contemporary playwriting coming out of Spain.