Nov 12, 2011 ABSENCE by Victor Rascon Banda translated by Caridad Svich


in collaboration with FONCA (México’s National Fund for Culture and Arts) presents

saturday, november 12, 2011 – 7pm


by Victor Hugo Rascón Banda
translated by Caridad Svich

Directed by Barclay Goldsmith

Three generations of a Mexico City family endure the absence of a son and husband who have left for the United States. The epic journey of the migrant northward too often overshadows the stories of the loved ones left behind– this play tells their story.

Cast includes: Teresa Yenque, Mateo Gomez, Bernardo Cubria, Maria Helan Lopez.

public readings will be @ the LARK BAREBONES STUDIO
311 w 43rd street, 5th floor (btw 8th & 9th avenues)
Reservations at

This program is a collaboration between the Lark and Conaculta/FONCA (México’s National Fund for Culture and Arts) with support from The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Our official hotel sponsor: Washington Jefferson Hotel.