You’re invited to a New Dramatists alumni reading of
a new play by Caridad Svich (2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement)
Directed by Emily Mendelsohn
Cast: Sofia Jean Gomez
“Svich’s RED BIKE is s luminous piece that tackles our common dreams and dangers with magic, poetry, and a sense of both possibility and loneliness. A beautiful work!” — Cristina Garcia (novelist, Dreaming in Cuban)
What kind of future will you have living in these here United States?
Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now. A play for one performer (or three).
April 18, 2017 at 3 PM
at New Dramatists
424 West 44th Street, NY, NY 10036
RSVP to New Dramatists starting April 1st at 212-757-6960.
Perusal copies of script available from author’s agent
and on NPX at https://newplayexchange.org/plays/90847/red-bike
On RED BIKE from the playwright:
A colleague asked me why did I want to write RED BIKE? My response was this: “I wanted to place an eleven year old character living in rural America as the agent of the narrative; I wanted that voice to articulate part of the core class struggle we are in, in these divided States, and also to ask this 11 year old to share their dream of a better future.”
a conversation between Katie Pearl and I is live today in new blog series I am curating on th subject of art and resistance:
Caridad Svich’s DE TROYA premieres April 29, 2017-May 14, 2017 at Cara Mia Theatre in Dallas
Directed by David Lozano
Music by Tom Hagerman (of Devotchka)
De Troya is a mash-up of a ghost story, a mythic urban fable and a cracked fairy tale for a contemporary world.
Cast includes Maya Malan-Gonzalez, Frida Espinosa Muller, Ivan Jasso, Rodney Garza, Stefanie Tovar
April 29-May 14, 2017
at Arts Mission Oak Cliff
410 S, Windomere Blvd
CORAZON ETERNO premieres 2 February 2017 at Mixed Blood in Minneapolis.
Performances: November 30-December 6 at 8pm (Saturday 2pm & 8pm; Sunday at 2pm) at the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater on the Skidmore College Campus
The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce the
premiere of a multilingual version of The Orphan Sea by Caridad Svich, 2012 Lifetime
Achievement OBIE award winner. Director Eunice Ferreira, Skidmore theater professor,
innovatively infuses the play with multiple languages, song, poetry, film and dance to invite
audiences on a metatheatrical journey.
Caridad Svich’s Archipelago premieres November 24, 2016 at Lighthouse Poole Centre for the Arts in Dorset, England under Stephen Wrentmore’s direction starring Nathan Ives-Moiba and Lisa Caruccio Came.
Archipelago is a story of love.
Love found and lost and found …
Love, like the breaking of water on the shore, is constant and fluid. It tells the story of she and he. She is from here. He is from there. In a place that is here and there. One of them is always the outsider. So is love strong enough to hold them together?
Caridad Svich’s beautiful new play asks if love can transcend and surpass the boundaries of difference. It speaks to the moments between two people who are desperately seeking connection; to find each other and themselves in the in-between during tumultuous times.
Hannah – Lisa Caruccio Came
Ben – Nathan Ives-Moiba
Director – Stephen Wrentmore
Scenic & Costume Design – Yoon Bae
Lighting Design – Ace McCarron
Film Design – Desperate Optimists: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor
Composer – Karen Wimhurst
Casting Director – Vicky Richardson
Production Manager – Libby Battaglia
Lighthouse is part of a consortium of theatres developing new and exciting work. This production is made possible with seed money from Black Theatre Live.
We would also like to thank our anonymous donor for the faith, love and trust, and Jerwood Space, London and and English Touring Theatre for rehearsal and audition facilities.
For more information visit: https://www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/whats-on/2016/archipelago
by Caridad Svich
2016 keynote address for the After Pulse: PlayFest at Orlando Shakes before evening of readings from the AFTER ORLANDO theatre action curated by Missing Bolts Productions and NoPassport theatre alliance
livestreamed on Orlando Shakes’ FB page
on Nov 5 2016
it runs 29 minutes
Deserts interweaves the stories of illegal immigrants to take a bold look at the violence and poverty along the U.S./Mexico border. Through the stories of a mother and child, undocumented workers, and snipers and preachers, the strength of the human spirit emerges from a struggle for survival.
This translation/adaptation was commissioned and developed at the Lark Play Development Center, New York City, as part of the 2007 US/Mexico Playwright Exchange Program. It was subsequently developed and presented at the 2010 5th Biennial Latino Theatre Festival at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. This publication is a collaboration between NoPassport Press and the Lark.
Direct purchase link: http://www.lulu.com/shop/caridad-svich-and-hugo-alfredo-hinojosa/deserts/paperback/product-22911078.html