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Number of results found for "Teatro Buendía" : 6
Alt Title(s): Teatro Buendía de Cuba's Pedro Páramo
Location: Recorded in Montreal, Canada on June 27, 2014.
Synopsis: Adapted from Juan Rulfo’s 1955 novel, Pedro Páramo follows a son who returns home to meet his father and reveals how one man’s unchecked appetite destroys everything he loves and the town that made him great. Pedro Páramo was created by Buendía with Chicago artists in Chicago and Havana, Cuba, with half from Cuba and half from Chicago. It is a collaboration with The Goodman Theatre, Museum of Con...
Alt Title(s): Vida en rosa: una tragedia musical
Collection Title(s): Teatro Buendía collection
Location: Performed in La Habana, Cuba, in 1999.
Synopsis: An adaptation of "Réquiem por Yarini", a play written in the '60s by Cuban playwright Carlos Felipe, "La Vida en Rosa" is the story of Alejandro Yarini, a pimp and politician stabbed to death in the early 1900s. A "musical tragedy", the piece revolves around a love triangle in an environment ruled by foreign capital, prostitution and tourism, a tropical masquerade in cabaret style where song and ...
Alt Title(s): Bacchae
Collection Title(s): Teatro Buendía collection
Location: Performed in La Habana, Cuba, on Mar. 17, 2002.
Synopsis: "The land is dry, the land is dead": such is the recurring theme in this new version of Euripides' "The Bacchae" by Raquel Carrió and Flora Lauten. Structured in fifteen "cuadros", this new version proposes a contemporary reading of the classic play, turning our attention from the original's preoccupation with guilt and punishment, towards an exploration of the themes and conflicts of exile, migr...
Alt Title(s): Another tempest, Otra tempestad at the Globe Theatre
Collection Title(s): Teatro Buendía collection
Location: Performed at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, England, in July 1998.
Synopsis: Adaptation written by Raquel Carrió and Flora Lauten, based on texts by Shakespeare, Carpentier, Paz, Martí, and Caribbean folktales, rituals and songs from Yoruban and Araran cultures. An exploration of the conflicting and syncretic coordinates of "cubanidad", Otra Tempestad tells the story of the labyrinthical encounters (dreamt or imagined) between well-known Shakespearean characters and key f...
Alt Title(s): Increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y su abuela desalmada
Collection Title(s): Teatro Buendía collection
Location: Performed in La Habana, Cuba, in 1992.
Synopsis: Carlos Celdrán and Flora Lauten's version of "La increíble y triste historia de la cándida Eréndira y su abuela desalmada", the famous story by renowned Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, is a theatrical exploration of intimacy, nostalgia and divestment. The creative process was deeply invested in the investigation of the expressive possibilities of the dramaturgy of the actor, the characte...
Alt Title(s): Another tempest
Collection Title(s): Teatro Buendía collection
Location: Performed in La Habana, Cuba, in 1997.
Synopsis: Adaptation written by Raquel Carrió and Flora Lauten, based on texts by Shakespeare, Carpentier, Paz, Martí, and Caribbean folktales, rituals and songs from Yoruban and Araran cultures. An exploration of the conflicting and syncretic coordinates of "cubanidad", Otra Tempestad tells the story of the labyrinthical encounters (dreamt or imagined) between well-known Shakespearean characters and key f...