33rd International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami


Date

July 12th -29th 2018

Time

Different times

33rd International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami

The acclaimed International Hispanic Theatre Festival (IHTF) of Miami, presented by Teatro Avante, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and Miami-Dade County Auditorium, celebrates its 33rd season in the company of distinguished theatre groups from Latin America and Spain, as well as the United States, at various venues in Miami-Dade County, July 12-29, 2018.

Thursday, June 21, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
POSTER UNVEILING and MEET THE ARTIST COCKTAIL RECEPTION
ANTONIO MARTORELL, Artist
In collaboration with Miami-Dade County Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Bacardí USA
Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Information: 305.445-8877
(By invitation) – Free admission & parking

Thursday, July 12 (immediately before the performance)
Presentation of 2018 Life Achievement in the Performing Arts Award
ROSA LUISA MÁRQUEZ (Puerto Rico)
Carnival Studio Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 12, 13 & 14, 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 15, 5:00 p.m.
COMPAÑÍA TOJUNTO, San Juan, PUERTO RICO

HIJ@S DE LA BERNARDA (Daughters of Bernarda)
Written and directed by Rosa Luisa Márquez – Choreographed by Jeanne D’Arc Casas
Freely adapted version of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba. Dance-theatre rendered in flamenco and contemporary dance. A widow decrees eight years of mourning for her five daughters. In an atmosphere of authoritarianism, repression and desire, the drama is unfolds.
Carnival Studio Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami.
Tickets: 305. 949-6722 / 1. 866. 949-6722 (toll-free) / www.arshtcenter.org

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14 – 6:30 / 7:00 / 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 15 – 3:00 / 3:30 / 4:00 p.m.
TEATRO AVANTE, Miami, USA
LA ÚLTIMA FELICIDAD (The Ultimate Happiness)
Collective creation. Dramaturgy and direction by Neher Jacqueline Briceño
A meeting reignites old quarrels, secrets and hidden desires in a chain of sarcastic exchanges that move from absurd to deeply felt expressions of a family dysfunction that increases as a result of a dying woman’s last wish.
Miami-Dade County Auditorium – Lobby, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Reservations: 786.961-0408 (Free admission & parking)
(In Spanish)

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 15, 5:00 p.m.
COART+E & Centro Dramático Nacional (CDN), Madrid, SPAIN
#malditos16 (#damned16)
Written by Nando López, Directed by Quino Falero
Talent: Juan de Vera, Andrea Dueso, Guillermo de los Santos, Paula Muñoz, David Tortosa and Patricia Estremera
At times we need to return to the places where we broke down, to walk back to the adolescent we once were and face our wounds, those that open up when we are intento n choosing who we want to be.
Co-sponsored by Consejería Cultural de la Embajada de España & CCEMiami
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theatre, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Tickets: 305. 547.5414 / 1.800. 745.3000 (toll-free) / www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org
(In Spanish) 

Wednesday & Thursday, July 18 & 19 – 8:30 p.m.
ADRIANA BARRAZA VERITATEM THEATER & NOBARTE, Miami, USA
ERAMOS CUATRO (We were four)
Written and directed by Neher Jackeline Briceño
A tempting game meant to delve honestly into marital relations. Two married couples, all of them actors, accidentally discover that the deep friendship they have shared for more than a decade is riddled with secrets that keep them from going onstage together.
Adriana Barraza Black Box, 3100 N.W. 72nd Ave., Suite 127, Miami
Entradas: 305.436.2916 / abactingstudio.com
(In Spanish)
*This play will continue July 25 to August 8, Fridays & Saturdays – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 19, 20 & 21 – 8:30 p.m.
TEATRO DEL ABASTO, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
UNOS DOS (Two)
Written and directed by Carolina Tejeda & José Mehrez
A man and a woman with a common past and a distant present. They were a couple, but now each is a memory to the other. Two who ended up alone, though they still resemble each other. How long will it take them to stop looking alike.
Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Argentina in Miami
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theatre, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Tickets: 305. 547.5414 / 1.800. 745.3000 (toll-free) / www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

Friday & Saturday, July 20 & 21 – 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 22 – 5:00 p.m.
LA INCAPAZ, Montevideo, URUGUAY
LA INCAPAZ / Incapable
by Carlos María Domínguez, directed by Cecilia Baranda
Alone and confined, a woman prepares to defend herself in a trial that turns out to be a travesty. Assailed by memory and delirium, she tells us her story. The setting is Uruguay in the late 19th century, in the midst of political and family wars.
Co-sponsored by the National Institute of Performing Arts of Uruguay and the Cultural Program to Strengthening the Arts in Montevideo
Carnival Studio Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Tickets: 305. 949-6722 / 1. 866. 949-6722 (toll-free) / www.arshtcenter.org

Saturday, July 21 – 5:00 p.m.
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY
TEATRO DOBLE, Miami, USA
EL GATO Y LA GAVIOTA (The Cat and the Seagull)
Adapted & directed by Neher Jaqueline Briceño
From the novel La historia de una gaviota y el gato que la enseñó a volar by Luis Sepúlveda
In collaboration with Key Biscayne Community Center
Co-sponsored by Key Biscayne Community Foundation, Village of Key Biscayne, Marlins Foundation, United Aliens Artists Foundation, Toy, Global Dreams USA, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, and Conecta: Miami Arts.
Key Biscayne Community Center, 10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne
Reservations: 305. 365-8900
(Free admission and parking)

Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 -6:00 p.m.
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY
2:00 – 3:00 pm | Arts and crafts, rides and distribution of combo meals
3:00 – 4:00 pm | Workshops: Painting & Puppetry
4:00 – 5:00 pm | Workshops: Percussion & Breakdancing
5:00 – 6:00 pm | Performance: El gato y la gaviota (The Cat & the Seagull) In Spanish.

TEATRO DOBLE, Miami, USA
EL GATO Y LA GAVIOTA (The Cat and the Seagull)
Adapted & directed by Neher Jaqueline Briceño
From the novel La historia de una gaviota y el gato que la enseñó a volar by Luis Sepúlveda
The adventure of a baby seagull being cared for by four cats, and the commitment of one of them, to teaching her to fly, make this story a tender and moving family experience that not only addresses such important values as solidarity, unconditional love and the need to care for our environment, but also leads us, by way of the animal world, to serious reflections on human behavior.
In collaboration with Miami-Dade County Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Marlins Foundation, United Aliens Artists Foundation, Toy & Global Dreams USA, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital & Conecta: Miami Arts.
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theatre, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Free admission and parking

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 26, 27 & 28 – 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 29 – 5:00 p.m.
TEATRO AVANTE, Miami, UNITED STATES – World Premiere
EN NINGÚN LUGAR DEL MUNDO (Nowhere in the World) by Abel González Melo
Translated by Marián Prío. Directed by Mario Ernesto Sánchez
Do visible borders define one’s homeland? Exile breaks up families, and years of separation produce the mirage of a reunion. Because without love we would have no homeland. Nowhere in the world would we fit, except there, where it is.
Co-sponsored by Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts
Carnival Studio Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Tickets: 305. 949-6722 / 1. 866. 949-6722 (toll-free) / www.arshtcenter.org (In Spanish with English supertitles)

Friday & Saturday, July 27 & 28 – 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, July 29 – 5:00 p.m.
LOS TRISTES TIGRES, Mexico City, MEXICO
WENSES y LALA (Wenses and Lala)
Written and directed by Adrián Vázquez
We have to seek in our roots the sources of love and loyalty. A search that is most relevant in the times it is our lot to live. A duet that takes us to many places and many situations through the power of memory.
Co-sponsored by Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (FONCA) & Instituto Cultural de México en Miami
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theatre, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami
Tickets: 305. 547.5414 / 1.800. 745.3000 (toll-free) / www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org

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