The House of Spirits Script History

Script history (in the US):

Originally Commissioned and produced in February 2009 (in Spanish-language) by Repertorio Espanol, NYC under the direction of Jose Zayas with Video Design by Alex Koch, Puppet design by Emily DeCola, Soundscape by David Margolin Lawson,  Choreography by Silvia Sierra, Scenic, Lighting and Costume Design by Robert Federico. (www.repertorio.org)

First English-language production in September 2009 at Main Street Theatre, Houston, Texas under the direction of Rebecca Greene Udden. (www.mainstreettheater.com)

English-language version further developed at the February 2010 Colorado New Play Summit at Denver Theatre Center.

Premiere of revised English-language production in September 2010 at Denver Theatre Center in Denver, CO under the direction of Jose Zayas. (www.dcpa.org)

Premiere of bilingual version in October 2010 at Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis, MN under the direction of Marcela Lorca with musical score by Victor Zupanc. (www.mixedblood.com)

 

Script history abroad:

Latin American premiere in June 2010 (in Spanish) at Teatro Mori Parque Arauco, Santiago, Chile with a pre-premiere in Humberstone, Chile, produced by Ana Maria Palma and AMPY Producciones, Compania Teatro de Camara, Cia Minera Dona Ines de Collahuasi, Corporacion Patrimonio Cultural de Chile and the US Embassy in Chile under the direction of Jose Zayas with video design by Alex Koch. Cast: Francisco Melo, Blanca Lewin, Ana Maria Palma, Coca Guazzini, Julio Jung, Loreto Valenzuela, Daniela Lhorente, Gabriela Medina, Josefina Velasco, Jose Palma, Julio Jung Duvauchelle, Catalina Palma.

This Teatro Mori Parque Arauco is scheduled for a return engagement in January 2011 as part of the Santiago a Mil Festival, Chile.