Friday, November 20, 2009

THEATER / November 20 - 27

November 20 (8 pm) La Casa de los Espíritus. Isabel Allende’s magical novel adapted for the stage by Caridad Svich. The rise and fall of a patrician family in an un-named Latin American country through several decades of tumultuous sociopolitical changes that culminate in a cruel dictatorship. Directed by José Zayas. In Spanish with a live English translation. At Teatro Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). Tickets start at $25. For more information, call 212-225-9920.

November 20 & 21 ( 8 pm) Aloha Boricua: A New Latino Musical Play. The rhythms of traditional Puerto Rican music and urban reggaetón collide in this song-driven rendition of the historic migration of Puerto Ricans to Hawaii. Adapted from Manuel Ramos Otero's Vivir del Cuento. Presented in Spanish and English with titles. At Pregones Theater, 571-575 Walton Avenue, The Bronx. For tickets and more information, e-mail to info@pregones.org or call 718-585-1202.


November 21 (3 pm) La cenicienta (Cinderella). A bilingual musical based on the classic fairytale about a humble girl who works very hard to realize her dreams. At Teatro SEA, 107 Suffolk Street, 2nd Floor. For tickets and more information, call 212-529-1545.

November 21 & 22 ( 3 pm & 7 pm) U.S. & Mexico Playwright Exchange. Four Mexican playwrights, four American playwrights, four new plays in translation. Presented by the Lark Play Development Center. Free admission. At Lark Studio,939 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor (between 55th & 56th Streets). For more information and schedules click here or call 212-246-2676.

November 22 (1 pm - 3:45 pm) Theater Workshop. Presented by Ay Ombe Theater, no prior experience necessary. Limited space available. Cost: $75. RSVP by sending an e-mail to ayombetheatre@gmail.com. At Roy Arias Studios & Theater, 300 West 43rd Street, Room 606. For more information, call 212-957-8358.


November 24 (11 am) El Quijote. Directed by Jorge Alí Triana. An adaptation of Cervantes' masterpiece, directed by Jorge Alí Triana. Presented in Spanish, English translation available. At Teatro Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). Tickets start at $25. VIP seating available. For more information, call 212-889-2850.

November 21 (3 pm) La Vida es Sueño (Life is a Dream). A prince is imprisoned after his horoscope reveals that he will bring disaster to the country. By Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Directed by René Buch. At Teatro Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). Presented in Spanish with live simultaneous translation via headsets. Tickets start at $25. VIP Seats available. For more information, call 212-889-2850.

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