WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Repertorio Español presents a reading series of plays by 17th-century Spanish playwrights. Director Leyma Lopez stages readings of several works by written by women in Spain's Golden Age, including the following...
El Conde Partinuples ("Count Partinuples") by Ana Caro Mallen de Soto: an imaginative twist on the myth of Cupid and Psyche
La Firmeza en el Ausencia ("strength in his absence") by Leonor de la Cueva y Silva: a lady-in-waiting loves a soldier who is assigned to military duty by a jealous king
Buena Amante y Buen Amigo ("good lover and good friend") by Isabel Maria Moron: a young woman is married to an older man she does not love
La Tración en la Amistad ("friendship betrayed") by Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor: complicated love triangles among suitors, women, and two servants