33rd International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami

Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 29, 2018

Avante Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center and Miami Dade County Auditorium present the 33rd Miami International Hispanic Theater Festival. The Festival will consist of 9 shows from six countries: Argentina, Spain, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. The works will be performed in Spanish and some with supertitles in English.

Performances and Venues:

Jul 12, 2018, 8: 30 PM
Carnival Studio Theater at ARSHT 

Compañía Tojunto (Puerto Rico) 

Written and directed by Rosa Luisa Márquez
Choreography by Jeanne D ‘ Arc Casas
Free version of The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca. Dance-theater in register of flamenco and contemporary dance. A widow decrees an eight-year mourning for her five daughters. In this atmosphere of authoritarianism, repression and desire the drama is unleashed.

-Lifetime Award for Performing Arts 2018

Jul 13 – 14, 2018, 6:00 / 6:30 / 7:00 / 7:30 pm
July 15, 2018,  3:00 / 3:30 / 4:00 / 4:30 pm
Miami-Dade County Auditorium 

Theater Avante (Miami)
 Collective Creation
A reunion that unleashes old quarrels, secrets and hidden desires in a chain of ironic discussions that will go from the absurd to the deepest feelings of a family dysfunctionality that increases with the last wish of the deceased.

Jul 13-14, 2018,  8:30 PM
Jul 15, 2018, 5 PM
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theater

COART + E & CDN (National Drama Center) (Spain)

Written by Nando López, directed by Quino Falero
Sometimes we need Go back to the places where we broke up. Going the way back to the teenager we went to and face our wounds, which open when we are forced to choose who we want to be.

Jul 18-20, 2018, 8:30 PM
Adriana Barraza Black Box
3100 NW 72nd Ave. Suite 127
Miami, FL 33122

Adriana Barraza Veritatem Theater & NOBARTE (Miami)

Written and directed by Neher Jackeline Briceño
A tempting game to enter, without lies, into marital relationships. Two marriages of actors, accidentally discover that the deep friendship that has united them for more than a decade, is folded of secrets that prevents them from going on stage together.

Jul 19-21, 2018, 8:30 PM
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theater

-ONE TWO  *In Spanish
ABASTO THEATER, Caba, (Argentina)
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, now they are a memory of each other. Two that were left alone, where the other still looks like them. Where they think. How long will it take to stop looking like?

Jul 20-21, 2018, 8:30 PM
Jul 22, 2018, 5 PM
Carnival Studio Theater at  ARSHT 

LA INCAPAZ, Montevideo, (Uruguay) 
by Carlos María Domínguez, directed by Cecilia Baranda
In solitude and deprived of freedom, this woman he prepares to defend himself in a trial that was a mockery. In the evolution of his memories and states of delirium he tells us his story. In Uruguay at the end of the 19th century, between political and family wars.

July 21, 2018,  5  PM
Key Biscayne Community Center
10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne

Double Theatre  (Miami) 
Adaptation of “The story of a seagull and the cat that taught it to fly” by Luis Sepúlveda
Written and directed by Neher Jaqueline Briceño
The adventure of four cats in the care of a baby seagull and the commitment of the noble cat Zorbas to teach him to fly, make this story a tender and moving family experience that not only touches on important values ​​such as solidarity, unconditional love and the importance of care of our environment, but through the animal world leads us to serious reflections on human actions.

July 22, 2018,  2 PM
2: 00-3: 00pm – Arts and crafts, games, entertainment, and snack distribution
3: 00-4: 00pm – Painting and puppet workshops
4: 00-5: 00pm – Music / percussion workshop
5: 00-6: 00pm – Show: Nests (Nests)

Jul 26-28, 2018, 8:30 PM
Jul 29, 2018, 5 PM
Carnival Studio Theater at  ARSHT

Theater Avante (Miami)
by Abel González Melo
Directed by Mario Ernesto Sánchez
Are the visible borders of a country that define the concept of homeland? The exile fractures the family and the years of distance propitiate the mirage of reunion. Because without love we would not have a homeland. Nowhere in the world would we fit, except where he is.

Jul 27-28, 2018, 8 :30 PM
Jul 29, 2018, 5 PM
MDCA’s On.Stage Black Box Theater

Los Tristes Tigres (Mexico)

Written and directed by Adrián Vázquez
must search in our roots for the origin of love and the loyalty. A search that is very relevant in the times that we have lived. Counted to two voices that transport us to many places and situations with the powerful power of evocation.


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