Saturday, May 12, 2012

THEATER / May 12 - 31

Running through May 20: Glass Cord (days and times at link below). A Nuyorican play set on a rooftop in the Bronx during the searing 1970s, where pigeons are trained, dangerous glass cords are made, a young girl is seduced, a family unravels and jagged emotions cut through the myth of the “maternal instinct.” Written by Evelyn Diaz Cruz and directed by Aminta de Lara. $20 ($15 students, $12 seniors). Teatro La Tea, 107 Suffolk Street (between Rivington and Delancey). For more information, call 212 529-6239 or click here.

May 8 - June 3: American Jornalero (days and times at link below) Written by Ed Cardona Jr. and directed by Mariana Carreño King. Minutemen and day laborers collide near a mended fence on a street corner in Queens. At INTAR Theatre, 500 West 52nd Street, 4th Floor. For more information and tickets, click here.

May 12 - June 30: Platanos y Collard Greens (days and times at link below) A sweetly enacted tale of secret lovers, two college students from different cultures, attracted at first sight--until Mom finds out and has a heart attack! Baruch Performing Arts Center, Baruch College, 25th St. (between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue). For more information and tickets, call 646-312 or click here.

May 13 (2:30 pm) Locuras en Wichita. An elegant Puerto Rican woman and an irreverent Mexican man fall in love when they meet at an assisted living center in Wichita, Kansas. The play explores the lives and loves of two Americans who were warehoused but who find happiness. In Spanish. (ive English translation available). Tickets start at $27. At Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). For more information, click here.

May 18 - June 24:  La Callas & Medea (World Premiere Bilingual). Written by Jaime Salom, English version by G.J.Racz. An imaginary encounter between the operatic diva and the tragic character. With Soledad López and Kathy Tejada. Directed by Angel Gil Orrios. In Spanish: Saturdays, 8 pm, and Sundays, 4 pm. In English: Fridays, 8 pm, and Saturdays, 3 pm. Tickets: $25 ($25 for students and seniors; special group prices available). At Thalia Spanish Theater, 41 -17 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside, Queens. For more information, click here.

May 19 to July 14 (3 pm-5:30 pm) Vocal Training Workshop. Enhance your performance skills to your best potential—as a solo singer as well as an ensemble vocalist—in workshops taught by Sabrina Lastman is a vocalist, composer, and educator born in Montevideo, Uruguay. $200. Registration deadline: May 15. At ART/NY: 520 8th Avenue, 3rd Floor. For more information, click here.

May 29 (7 pm) Reading of “The Way of Water.” Written by Caridad Svich and directed by José Zayas, this new play pits the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico next to the lives of those directly affected by it. Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street (between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue), 2nd Floor. For more information, click here.

May 31 - June 2 (8 pm) Rasgos Asiáticos. Written by Vicky Grise. A memory play that takes place in the present tense as a story a Chicana of Chinese descent tells her lesbian lover of her family history. Traveling between the present and the past both in Texas and México, the play tells tales of migration, racism, woman loving and hurting. For mature audiences. Performed in English. Pregones Theater, 571-575 Walton Avenue, Bronx. For tickets or more information, click here.

Crónica de una muerte anunciada By Gabriel García Márquez
El Quijote By Miguel De Cervantes
La gringa By Carmen Rivera
En el tiempo de las mariposas By Caridad Svich based on Julia Álvarez's novel
Locuras en Wichita By Lina Gallegos

Purchase your tickets online CLICK HERE or call            1-212-225-9999                  

Repertorio Español

138 East 27th Street

New York, NY 10016

Between Lexington and Third Avenues
Phone:             212-225-9999                  
Fax: 212-225-9085            

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