International Hispanic Theatre Festival

Various Locations
, Miami, FL 33146
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The acclaimed International Hispanic Theatre Festival, presented by Teatro Avante and American Airlines, the festival's official airline, is celebrating its 19th season by bringing the finest theatre groups in Latin America, Europe, and the United States to various locations in Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Homestead and Ft. Lauderdale. SCHEDULE: Friday, June 4 & Saturday, June 5 - 8:30pm Teatro Avante, Coral Gables, Florida, United States El Hombre Inmaculado (The Immaculate Man): by Ramón Ferreira. Directed by Alberto Félix Alberto. Within a traditional family, every member struggles passionately in behalf of his own truth, unwittingly moving toward a tragic outcome. (In Spanish with English supertitles.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Sunday, June 6 & Monday, June 7 - 8:30pm Compañía Ñaque, La Paz, Bolivia Fuente Ovejuna: by Lope de Vega. Directed by Ninón Dávalos de Kushner. In this comic rendering of the classic drama, two actresses stage the play with the resources at hand after their troupe breaks up. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables Tuesday, June 8 & Wednesday, June 9 - 8:30pm Teatro Petra, Bogotá, Colombia Dos Hermanas (Two Sisters) by Fabio Rubiano. Directed by Fabio Rubiano. A tale of infidelity wherein sorrows turn into laughter, the beginning is the end, and at the end, all is yet to come. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Thursday, June 10 & Friday, June 11 - 8:30pm Teatro Petra, Bogotá, Colombia Mosca (The Fly) by Fabio Rubiano. Directed by Fabio Rubiano. After the war, two families meet to sign a truce. Based on Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Friday, June 11 - 7:00pm Teatro De Malta of Albacete, Spain in collaboration with Española Way Association De Viaje Por Gloria Fuertes by Marta Torres. Directed by Marta Torres. Members of a circus troupe use their imagination to travel to places and situations brought to life in the works of the great Madrid poet, Gloria Fuertes. (Free.) Española Way, Miami Beach Information: 305. 445-8877 Friday, June 11 & Saturday, June 12 - 8:30pm Prometeo, Miami Dade College - Wolfson Campus, Miami, Florida, United States Josephine's Bakery by Siut/Quintana. Directed by Frank Quintana. Like all black comedies, this new play, inspired by Jean Anouilh's The Orchestra, finds humor in subjects and situations usually treated with utmost seriousness. The result is a witty, unconventional piece. (WORLD PREMIERE) 300 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami Information and tickets: 305.237-3262 Saturday, June 12 - 5:00pm Teatro De Malta, Albacete, Spain in collaboration with Miami Dade College, Cultural Affairs De Viaje Por Gloria Fuertes, by Marta Torres. Directed by Marta Torres. Members of a circus troupe use their imagination to travel to places and situations brought to life in the works of the great Madrid poet, Gloria Fuertes. (Free) Miami Dade College - Homestead Campus, 500 College Terrace, Homestead Information: 305.237-3010 Saturday, June 12 & Sunday, June 13 - 8:30pm Grupo Mabel, Rosario, Argentina Mabel y Edgardo, by Claudia Cantero & Matías Martínez. Directed by Marcelo Díaz. Incoherent version of the average Argentine, a daily sham, a recurring allusion to fragments of that which, our of convenience, we call reality. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Sunday, June 13 - 5:00pm Teatro De Malta, Albacete, Spain in collaboration with Miami Dade College, Cultural Affairs De Viaje Por Gloria Fuertes by Marta Torres. Directed by Marta Torres. Members of a circus troupe use their imagination to travel to places and situations brought to life in the works of the great Madrid poet, Gloria Fuertes. (Free) Miami Dade College - InterAmerican Campus, 627 S.W. 27th Ave., Miami Information: 305.237-3010 Tuesday, June 15 & Wednesday, June 16 - 8:30pm Mexicali A Secas, México D.F., México Cartas Al Pié De Un Árbol by Angel Norzagaray. Directed by Angel Norzagaray. Undocumented Mexicans come to the United States in pursuit of a better life, even at the price of rootlessness, amnesia or death. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Thursday, June 17 & Friday, June 18 - 8:30pm Teatro San Martín De Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela Passport by Gustavo Ott. Directed by Luis Domingo González. The use and abuse of power and the loss of identity in a society incapable of communication, where the only hope for survival lies in a passport. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Friday, June 18 & Saturday, June 19 - 7:00pm Teatro Avante, Coral Gables, Florida, United States in collaboration with Española Way Association La Feria De Los Inventos (The Fair of Discoveries) by Raquel Carrió and Lilliam Vega. Directed by Lilliam Vega. With a fair as backdrop, four minstrels narrate and act out the story of Galileo Galilei and his discoveries. (Bilingual. Free.) Española Way, Miami Beach. Information: 305. 445-8877 Al Suroeste Teatro, Badajoz, Spain Care De Plata by Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Directed by Etelvino Vázquez. In this outrageous Valle-Inclán comedy, father and son vie for the love of the same woman within a decadent family. (In Spanish only.) Teatro Avante, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables.

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