Los Columpios

Photo by Xavi Palomera

“I’m not afraid of what you can do to me, but of what you can tell me.”

Written by Roger Simeon

Directed by Mario Colón

Dates:

  • Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00pm

Language: Spanish

Location: IATI Theater: 64 East 4th Street, NYC 10003

Website: FaceBook Event

Synopsis

A man and a woman meet up in a playground. And what it looks like a casual encounter soon becomes the broken dialogue of two people who know themselves too well and who are scared to hurt one another. Hence, they talk about everything and about nothing in particular. They discuss random topics and issues in order to avoid doing what they are supposed to do: talk about themselves.

About the Playwright:

Winner of several playwriting contests in Catalan and Spanish, in 2011 Roger Simeon staged his first full play, Tu i Jo which toured around Barcelona for almost two years.   After that, followed You and Me (English version of Tu i Jo) produced by Little Soldier Productions, Economia fàcil: entrevista al senyor Rocamora (play about the economical recession affecting Spain, its origins and consequences.) and Els Convidats, both produced by Teatre Clavé.  He worked as director’s assistant for the play Avui és gairebé mai.  And now he is involved in the production of his third full-length play, Illusions.  Besides these professional staging of his plays, he has also been awarded several prizes and recognition for his texts, mainly short stories, but also for plays (both in Catalan and Spanish) like Premi Boira, Textos Vila de Gràcia, Teatre Breu Inicia’t, Dramaturgo José Moreno Arenas…

More information: http://rogersimeon2.synthasite.com

Cast:

Carmen Cabrera
Jorge Luna
Nicole Betancourt

Access to the Reading:

$5 suggested donation–the wine is on us.