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Spotlight on Contemporary Spanish Theater: Iceberg

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Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain

2801 16th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

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This new series will present works by contemporary Spanish female playwrights Paloma Pedrero, Laila Ripoll and Yolanda García.

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Spanish theater is a reflection of the land where it is created: culturally rich, and diverse. Rooted in a strong tradition of theater coming from the XVI century, contemporary Spanish theater is a blend of voices and styles exploring the issues of our time. SPOTLIGHT ON CONTEMPORARY SPANISH THEATER is a new initiative organized by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain, in collaboration with Estreno Contemporary Spanish Plays and AENY - Spanish Artists in New York to provide a platform for unheard stories to D.C. audiences

ICEBERG [Iceberg] by Yolanda García Serrano

Iceberg (2016), translated by Julio Perillán (Estreno Contemporary Spanish Plays, vol.40, 2017), is a raucous and humorous, four-character play that takes place on the last night of the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic. It is a comedy of errors, full of hilarious plot and character twists, that intertwines mischief, shady business, indulgence, and deceit.

Yolanda García Serrano (1958)-winner of the Premio Nacional de Literatura Dramática 2018 for Corre, is a well-established playwright, screenwriter, producer, and director. Her works offer a humorous perspective on sex, romantic relationships, gender roles, and sexual stereotypes.

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Doors open 20 minutes before posted showtime.

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The best way to arrive is by public transportation. The closest Metro station is Columbia Heights (Green and Yellow line). Limited metered and two-hour zoned parking is available in the surrounding neighborhoods. Public parking garage is available at DC USA Shopping Mall (Columbia Heights Metro Station).

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2801 16th St NW

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