Friday, August 12, 2011

THEATER / August 11 - 19

August 11 - 14 (see schedules below) A Little Betrayal Between Friends. Caridad Svich's play, directed by Tricia McDermott, is adapted from Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor's Comedy La Traición en la amistad. At the Airmid Summer Theater Festival, Nissequoge River State Park, 799 Saint Johnland Road, Kings Park, NY. For directions, schedules, and more information about the play, click here.

August 11 - 21 (see below for schedules) Manipulation. This play by Mexican-born journalist and playwright Victoria E. Calderón centers on Christina, a young woman who feels she is losing control of her life. At Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce Street. For more information click here.

August 11 - September 4 (various schedules; see below for details) The Classic Theatre of Harlem presents Henry V. The Harlem theater company presents a new imagining of Shakespeare's classic play. At the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Center, 3940 Broadway. For more information click here.

August 11 - 18 (various schedules; see below for details) Amores Quebrados (Broken Love). Ignacio Prego directs this presentation of Federico García Lorca's love songs, featuring music, song, and flamenco. At Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street. For more information click here.

August 12 - 28 (various venues and schedules) Fringe Festival NYC. The largest multi-arts festival in North America presents two weeks of theater, music, dance, and more. For times, venues, and more information click here.

Ongoing (8:00 pm and other schedules; see below for detailsLocuras en Wichita / Wild in Wichita. Winner of the Nuestras Voces’ National Latino Plays Initiative, this romantic comedy tells the unlikely story of a Mexican man and a Puerto Rican woman who fall in love at an assisted living center in Wichita, Kansas. At Repertorio Español, 138 East 27 Street. For more information click here.

Ongoing (8:00 pm and other schedules; see below) En el tiempo de las mariposas/ In The Time of the Butterflies. A play by Caridad Svitch, based on the novel by Julia Alvarez. The story of the Mirabal sisters, murdered in 1960 by  thugs on the payroll of dictator Rafael Trujillo, a crime that prompted the fall of the Trujillo regime and left a deep mark in Dominican history. In Spanish with English translation. At Repertorio Español, 138 East 27 Street. For reservations, schedules  or more information click here.

Ongoing (see below for schedules) Doña Flor y sus dos maridos. Based on the novel by Jorge Armado and directed by Jorge Ali Triana. The story of a woman who loses her first husband, re-marries, and yet manages to live with both. Presented in Spanish with live translation. Tickets: $25. VIP seating is available. At Teatro Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). For tickets and more information, click here.

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