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CUBA REAL: TRIO

CUBA REAL: TRIO

JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS

INTERNATIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS SEASON- 2004 A Genesis Project

by Norge Espinosa Mendoza
Translated by Gwynne Edwards

02 April 2004
Evening Performances - 7.45pm

Sick with nostalgia, drag artist Adoracion returns to Havana from Miami to ask his nephew Ismael for a final favour. But both Ismael and Havana have changed beyond recognition and Ismael's lover Isaac is not the only obstacle to Adoracion's wishes.

Cast

Isaac... Daniel Evans
Ismael... Michael Maloney
Angel ...Hans Matheson
Adoracion... Ian McKellen

Direction... Richard Wilson
Lighting ... James Glanville
Sound ... Emma Laxton
Casting ... Amy Ball
Stage Management ... Pea Horsley, Nicole Keighley
Interpreter... Lucy Van Hove

Thanks to Claire from the Royal Court Theatre for the information.

Norge Espinosa Mendoza was born in Santa Clara and is a published poet, critic and playwright. He works as the Resident Dramaturg at Teatro Publico in Havana. His most recent play ICARUS was staged there and won the Critics Prize of 2003. Norge has been part of the Royal Court Cuban Playwrights Projects since 2002 and received a British Council Bursary to attend the Royal Court International Residency in the Summer of 2003.

Thanks to Marysia for this excerpt and for alerting us to this production. p Marysia's review here.