News – Caridad Svich http://caridadsvich.com 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement playwright.....songwriter.....translator.....editor....educator Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:38:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 RED BIKE is an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Kilroys List. http://caridadsvich.com/2017/06/red-bike-is-an-honorable-mention-in-the-2017-kilroys-list/ Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:37:34 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2132 RED BIKE is an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Kilroys List.

THE LIST 2017

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My essay ‘Taking a Ride on a Red Bike” is live on The Theatre Times http://caridadsvich.com/2017/06/my-essay-taking-a-ride-on-a-red-bike-is-live-on-the-theatre-times/ Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:32:45 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2127 My essay ‘Taking a Ride on a Red Bike” is live on The Theatre Times

https://thetheatretimes.com/taking-ride-red-bike/

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21 June 2017 – RED BIKE -Chaskis Theatre http://caridadsvich.com/2017/05/red-bike/ Mon, 29 May 2017 17:11:16 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2114 Continue reading ]]> Chaskis Theatre
(Artistic Directors Huw Parmenter and Raymi Ortuste Quiroga)
invite you to a staged reading of

RED BIKE
a new play by Caridad Svich (2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement)

Directed by Simon Evans (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse)

Starring Maddy Hill (Imogen, East Enders)

on 21 June, 2017 at 19:30 PM
at the Cervantes Theatre, 229 Union Street, Southwark, London

This reading is a benefit for children’s art charity Anno’s Africa.

“Svich’s RED BIKE is a 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)

“Svich’s RED BIKE is a ride into Trump’s America and the soul of a nation.” — Stephen Wrentmore (Artistic Producer, Lighthouse Poole Centre for the Arts)

“What I admire about Svich’s powerful work is the continual theatrical risks she takes, the poetic layering of too often repressed voices, and the kick in the ass at realism. RED BIKE is a beautiful ride.” — Naomi Wallace (Playwright)

Caridad Svich is the author of over 40 plays including 12 OPHELIAS, ARCHIPELAGO (world premiere, Lighthouse Poole), JARMAN (all this maddening beauty) (Homotopia Festival, LIverpool & Kings College London), IPHIGENIA CRASH LAND FALLS… (developed with Actors Touring Company), CARTHAGE/CARTAGENA (touring with Signdance Collective, funded by Arts Council England), THE BOOTH VARIATIONS (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe), THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS (winner of American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize). She is co-author with Caroline Jester of Fifty Playwrights on Their Craft (Methuen/Bloomsbury Drama, fall 2017), and is associate editor of Contemporary Theatre Review (Taylor & Francis). She is published by Intellect Ltd. UK, Seagull Books, TCG, and more. www.caridadsvich.com

Perusal copies of script available from author’s agent
and on NPX at https://newplayexchange.org/plays/90847/red-bike

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27 May through 18 June ARCHIPELAGO at Son of Semele, Los Angeles, CA http://caridadsvich.com/2017/05/may-27-through-june-18-archipelago-at-son-of-semele-los-angeles-ca/ Mon, 29 May 2017 17:06:13 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2111 Continue reading ]]> Son of Semele Ensemble presents the US premiere of

ARCHIPELAGO

by Caridad Svich (OBIE winner)

Directed by Barbara Kallir

Cast: Michael Evans Lopez and Sarah Rosenberg

May 27 (opening) through June 18, 2017
at Son of Semele Theatre
3301 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

promo trailer: https://vimeo.com/216354869

for more info visit: http://www.sonofsemele.org/

**This play originally premiered at Lighthouse Poole Centre for the Arts Sherling Studio in Dorset, England in November 2016 under Stephen Wrentmore’s direction.

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US premiere of ARCHIPELAGO in Broadway World today http://caridadsvich.com/2017/05/us-premiere-of-archipelago-in-broadway-world-today/ Tue, 02 May 2017 00:35:47 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2094 http://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Caridad-Svichs-ARCHIPELAGO-to-Make-US-Debut-This-Spring-with-Son-of-Semele-Ensemble-20170427

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‘The “Us” of Town Hall’ article on Howlround http://caridadsvich.com/2017/04/the-us-of-town-hall-article-on-howlround/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:23:11 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2078 ‘The “Us” of Town Hall’ on Howlround
http://howlround.com/the-us-of-town-hall

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8 April 2017 Repertory Theatre of St Louis Reading of CORAZON ETERNO http://caridadsvich.com/2017/04/8-april-2017-repertory-theatre-of-st-louis-reading-of-corazon-eterno/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:59:34 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2072 Caridad Svich’s CORAZON ETERNO is read April 8, 2017 at Repertory Theatre of St Louis 2017 Ignite Festival under Jose Zayas’ direction. http://www.repstl.org/events/detail/ignite-festival-of-new-plays-2017

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18 April 2017 New Dramatists Reading of RED BIKE http://caridadsvich.com/2017/04/18-april-2017-new-dramatists-reading-of-red-bike/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:54:56 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2070 Continue reading ]]> You’re invited to a New Dramatists alumni reading of

RED BIKE

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.
Link: 
http://newdramatists.org/events/2017-04-18/red-bike-caridad-svich

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.”

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Resistance and Change in TOWN HALL http://caridadsvich.com/2017/03/resistance-and-change-in-town-hall/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:35:26 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2048 a conversation between Katie Pearl and I is live today in new blog series I am curating on th subject of art and resistance:

http://larktheatre.org/blog/resistance-and-change-town-hall/

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29 April 2017 DE TROYA premieres at Cara Mia in Dallas http://caridadsvich.com/2017/03/april-2017-de-troya-premieres-at-cara-mia-in-dallas/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:23:09 +0000 http://caridadsvich.com/?p=2037 Continue reading ]]> 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
Dallas, Texas

https://www.caramiatheatre.org/our-season/

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