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The 27th International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami 

Event Details

WHEN:
Thursday, July 12th to Sunday, July 29th
WHERE:
Various Venues
Miami, FL
Miami,


HOOD:

COST:
Unless noted $30 for single ticket; $25 for seniors, students, and persons with disabilities
AGE:
All ages
MORE INFO:
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The 27th International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami

Event Description

Thursday marks the beginning of the 27th International Hispanic Theatre Festival (IHTF) of Miami.  Showcasing some of the best theatre companies from Latin America, Europe, and the US, the plays run the gambit from a drama about prison inmates (Short Eyes) to a look at Argentine songstresses of the 1930s (Flor de un dia) to political satire (Study in Black and White and The Serfs).

Full schedule, and details for the venues are below.

Venues

  • ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER, Carnival Studio Theatre,

1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami.

305. 949.6722 / 1. 866.949. 6722 (toll free)

www.arshtcenter.org

PARKING: The surface lot located at the northeast corner of N.E. 2nd Ave. and N.E. 14th St.

  • TEATRO PROMETEO, Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus

300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami

305.237.3262

www.prometeotheatre.com

PARKING: Free parking is available on N.E. 3rd St. between N.E. 2nd and 3rd Avenues (between the College and Gesu Catholic Church).

  • MIAMI DADE COLLEGE, InterAmerican Campus

627 S.W. 27th Ave., Miami

305.237.6186

PARKING: Free parking on premises.

  • KEY BISCAYNE COMMUNITY CENTER

10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne

305.361.8900

PARKING: Free parking on premises.

Full Schedule

  • Short Eyes by Miguel Piñero, directed by Julian Acosta

Thursday & Friday, July 12 & 13, 8:30 p.m.

Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center

Short Eyes, a term prisoners use to brand a child molester, reveals the racial, sexual and dangerously seditious personal politics wielded by an explosive group of inmates.

  • Infieles (Unfaithful) by Marco Antonio de la Parra, directed by Ernest Figueroa

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 8:30 p.m.

Miami Dade College

Four characters experience marital infidelity: an idealistic exile, an ex-guerrilla poet turned publicist, a businessman and a housewife. (In Spanish with English supertitles)

  • Solitude by Evelina Fernández, directed by José Luis Valenzuela

Saturday, July 14, 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 15, 5:00 p.m.

Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center

Inspired by Octavio Paz’s The Labyrinth of Solitude, the play explores love, death, destiny and family. (In English)

  • Juegos y Rejuegos: El Cambio, Tonos y Juego de Damas (The Change, Tones, and Ladies’ Game) by Julio Matas, directed by Beatriz J. Rizk

Monday, July 16, 8:30 p.m.

Staged reading @ TEATRO PROMETEO

Free Admission and Parking

Three short plays show the fragility and vulnerability inherent in the human condition, of humans trapped in vicious cycles from which there is no escape. (In Spanish)

  • Las Chicas del 3.5 Floppies (The Girls from the 3.5 Floppies) by Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio (LEGOM), directed by Beatriz J. Riz

Tuesday, July 17, 8:30 p.m.

Staged reading @ TEATRO PROMETEO

    Free Admission and Parking

      A drama about the vicious cycle of poverty in which many women are caught.(In Spanish. Not appropriate for children.)

        • Nada del amor me produce envidia (I Don’t Envy Love) by Santiago Loza, directed by Diego Lerman

        Wednesday & Thursday, July 18 & 19, 8:30 p.m.

        Teatro Prometeo

          Musical melodrama about Argentine songstresses of the 1930s. At the time, it was common for women whose singing careers were unsuccessful to become seamstresses. (In Spanish)

            • Malinche written and directed by Juliana Faesler

            Thursday & Friday, July 19 & 20, 8:30 p.m.

              Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center

                An exploration of that elusive figure that is tied to the Mexican psyche: La Malinche.   (In Spanish)

                  • Aviones de papel (Paper Airplanes) by Diana Chery-Ramírez, directed by Aminta De Lara

                  Friday & Saturday, July 20 & 21, 8:30 p.m.

                    Teatro Prometeo

                      A look at urban society, at the lack of communication and misunderstandings with which we live. (In Spanish)

                        • El encuentro de Juan Bobo y Pedro Animal (Juan Bobo Meets Pedro Animal) written and directed by Manuel Antonio Morán

                        Saturday, July 21, 5:45 p.m.

                          Key Biscayne Community Center

                            Free Admission

                              The charming story of two not-too-bright characters who meet in a magical world full of music, puppets, comedy and popular lore. As they interact with the protagonists, children learn about the folklore of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. (Bilingual)

                                • Andre y Dorine written by Edu Cárcamo, José Dault, Garbiñe Insausti, Rolando San Martín, Iñaki Rikarte, and directed by Iñaki Ricarte

                                Saturday, July 21, 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 22, 5:00 p.m.

                                  Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center

                                    André and Dorine are a unique elderly couple who, like so many others, have drifted into apathy as a result of routine. But their lives are disrupted when Alzheimer’s Disease enters their relationship. (Non-verbal)

                                    • Estudio en blanco y negro y Los Siervos (Study in Black and White and The Serfs) by Virgilio Piñera, and directed by Beatriz J. Rizk

                                    Tuesday, July 24, 8:30 p.m.

                                      Staged reading @ Teatro Prometeo

                                        Free Admission and Parking

                                          These two short plays reveal Piñera’s irreverent, darkly humorous streak.(In Spanish)

                                            • La Flor de la Chukirawa
                                            • (The Flower of the Chukirawa) written and directed by Patricio Vallejo Aristizábal

                                            Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28, 8:30 p.m.

                                              Teatro Prometeo

                                                A television reporter interviews a rural mother about her son’s death in Iraq, where he was serving in the U.S. armed forces. (In Spanish)

                                                  • EL NO (No) is Gilda Santana’s freely adapted version of Virgilio Piñera’s play, directed by Mario Ernesto Sánchez

                                                  Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 26, 27 & 28, 8:30 p.m; Sunday, July 29, 5:00 p.m.

                                                    Carnival Studio Theatre, Adrienne Arsht Center

                                                      A generation that tries to impose its way of thinking and doing, and a younger one that claims the right to rebel in its quest for happiness. (In Spanish with English supertitles)


                                                      The 27th International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami

                                                      WHERE:
                                                      Various Venues
                                                      Miami, FL
                                                      Miami,


                                                      HOOD:

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