Though the big guns which are at the Edinburgh Fringe have now been rolled out, it’s taking some time to pin down what to aim for there. Meanwhile its somewhat smaller sibling is continuing in Camden and so I thought I would take a break from Edinburgh brochure browsing and pick up on a couple of shows from a Festival which is much nearer geographically and boasts some interesting online content. My choices narrowed down to a pair of performances which took ecology as one of their central themes.
The Cervantes Theatre’s headlines its third New Spanish Playwriting season with the full UK and English-language premiere of Denise Despeyroux’s one-woman show The Reality, which had a dramatised reading at the theatre last year.
Double duty: in the UK premiere of the one-woman play The Reality, Maite Jáuregui plays not only two sisters but performs – on different nights – in two languages, English and Spanish. We caught up with her about the play and why she feels so at home at the Cervantes Theatre, London’s centre for Spanish and Latin American drama. Time to get booking!
Maite Jáuregui stars as twin sisters in the UK premiere of Denise Despeyroux’s acclaimed one-woman play The Reality, as part of the Cervantes Theatre’s third New Spanish Playwriting season. Have a peek inside rehearsals – and then get booking!
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Saturday 4 May 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the Cervantes Theatre team behind the UK premiere of acclaimed Spanish drama The Reality. Got any questions?
In The House of Bernarda Alba at Cervantes Theatre, Lorquian language is beautifully used and the production showcases bright and powerful actresses on stage.