Spanish production to premiere at Denison
Date of Event: April 18, 2010
Posted: April 7, 2010
Denison University Department of Theatre and the Department of Modern Languages will present the play “El desden con el desden” at 3 and 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, and at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 19, in the Ace Morgan Theater (211 W. College Street). The performances will be in Spanish and are free and open to the public.
The production is a modern musical adaptation of the 17th century comedy by Agustin Moreto. Francisco Garcia Vicente, professor of directing at the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico (ESAD) of Murcia, Spain, adapted the play, which he will direct at Denison.
The theatrical work will be performed by two actors from ESAD, Ricardo Arqueros and Jorge Sese, and by Denison students Harlene Bryenton (Granville, Ohio), Lucia Guerra (Garza Garcia, Mexico), Angelica Gutierrez (Grove City, Ohio), Hannah Hanssens-Reed (Philadelphia), William McGregor (Santa Monica, Calif.), Claire Navarro (Seal Beach, Calif.), Cali Orr (Delaware, Ohio), Kristine Perry (Columbus, Ohio), and Caroline Pronai (London, Ohio).
The English translation of the play titled “Spite for Spite” will also be performed at Denison University in April.
CALENDER LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The 17th century Spanish comedy “Spite for Spite,” in English, at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, and Tuesday through Saturday, April 20-24, in the Ace Morgan Theatre (211 West College Street). Tickets are $8 for general admission, $5 for senior citizens, and $4 for non-Denison students. Open to the public. To reserve tickets, contact 740-587-6527.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Denison Department of Theatre and the Department of Modern Languages host a modern musical adaptation of “El desden con el desden,” in Spanish, at 3 and 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, and at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 19, at Ace Morgan Theater (211 W. College Street). Free and open to the public. For more information call 740-587-6231.
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