“Teatro Vivo/Live Theater,” a festival consisting of five readings of plays in Spanish by award-winning women writers, and staged by emergent Latino directors, will take place at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Sts.) from Sunday, November 2 through Friday, November 7. The festival is co-sponsored by the MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish Program at NYU. Authors and directors will be available for a dialogue with the audience after each reading. The festival is free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.
The schedule of staged readings follows:
- Sun., Nov. 2, 6 p.m. Un Lugar donde caerse muerta by Lina Meruane (Chile). Directed by Martín Balmaceda (Chile).
- Mon., Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Fuga Mundi by María del Mar Gómez (Spain). Directed by Jorge Merced (Puerto Rico).
- Wed., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. La jaula bajo el trapo by María Negroni (Argentina). Directed by María Litvan (Spain).
- Thurs., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Tres asedio al Guatón Loyola by Diamela Eltit (Chile). Directed by Diana Chery (Colombia).
- Fri., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Mi version de los hechos by Carmen Boullosa (Mexico). Directed by Germán Baruffi (Argentina).
This festival is co-sponsored with the NYU Humanities Initiative, NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science, NYU Albert Schweitzer Program in the Humanities, and NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese.