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What’s Ahead in 2017!

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2017 has officially kicked-off and we are looking forward to the many projects this years brings for us!

Here’s what’s in store this new year:



First up is a new production just in time to honor the Dominican Republic and its strides for freedom!


Written by: Marco Antonio Rodríguez | Directed by:  José Zayas

A new play based on Julia Álvarez’s epic fictional novel of real-life iconic poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez. Born in the 1850’s, in a time of intense political and emotional repression and turmoil, Salomé’s fervent patriotic poems turned her into a national icon. “In the Name of Salomé” is equally the story of Salomé’s daughter, Camila, who grows up in exile, in the shadow of her mother’s legend.

“In the name of Salomé” (En el nombre de Salmé) will have its world premiere at Repertorio Español on February 11th, 2017. As an added bonus if you purchase tickets before February 11th you can get 25% off by using code: salome25 at checkout, https://goo.gl/aQiF2V












In the springtime, Francisco Gattorno takes on another lead role in a new production of “La Fiaca”.


Written by: Ricardo Talesnik |Directed by: Leyma López

Nestor Vignale is an individuals with a sad-monotonous life along with his wife Marta and his possessive mother. One day he decides to skip work, all his chores at home, and simply stay in bed saying he has The blahs. Wanting to take advantage of his new found liberty he spends the day being lazy and doing things at home to keep himself entertained. Yet his unwillingness to work soon catches up to him and his marriage, prompting an intervention from his family and friends.

“La Fiaca” (The Blahs) will have its premiere on our stage late Spring 2017!






Summertime brings to our stage the 2016 winning play of the Metlife’s National Playwright Competition Nuestra Voces.


Written by: Gerardo Cardenas | Directed by: José Zayas

To Ramon Garcia, the American Dream was clearly drawn: join the Marines and go on an epic tour of duty to the Middle East. But things happened to him quickly and violently, coming from his own blind spot…



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“Ms. Pericet, a brash flamenco dancer who can take on many personas in a single performance…” –  The New York Times 

“Olga Pericet in a powerhouse performance…” – The New York Times

” Expect to be surprised; besides being a fiery and technically accomplished performer, Pericet is a mercurial presence and a fearless experimenter.”– The New York Times

Celebrated worldwide for her brilliant footwork and creativity when it comes to understanding the Spanish dance and flamenco. Received in 2014 “The Critical Eye Dance Award” and in 2015 the “Max Award” for the best female dancer.

Tickets are available for purchase now: https://goo.gl/epKLRw


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What's New & Recent Press

What to Expect in 2014

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¡Feliz año nuevo! It’s officially 2014, and Repertorio has a major line-up for this exciting new year. Here’s just a sampling of what to expect for the first half of the year.

The return of “Cita a ciegas”
January 11th

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Hannia Guillen & Germán Jaramillo in “Cita a ciegas.” 

After an initial run that left audiences in awe, Repertorio will be bringing “Cita a ciegas” back to the stage.

Performed around the world to enthusiastic critical and audience acclaim, “Cita a ciegas” is a compelling and riveting play about chance encounters. An intricate puzzle of passions, destinies, and coincidences seduces audiences into a world filled with unrequited love, dangerous obsessions, and the thought of what-might-have-been.

Performances begin again on January 11th.

For tickets, click here!


Van Lier Applications Open
March 3rd Deadline

Repertorio Español has opened the application process for one of its most prestigious initiatives, the Van Lier Directing Fellowship. Thanks to the outstanding generosity of The New York Community Trust, the program is designed for emerging Hispanic and Latino directors in New York City and has proven to be an incredible opportunity to develop their craft.

Those selected will mount two professional productions over the course of two summers; a contemporary play in the summer of 2014 and a play from Spain’s “Siglo de oro” (Golden Age) in the summer of 2015.

For more information, click here!


¡Ay, Carmela!
Premieres January 22nd

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Francisco Reyes & Puy Navarro

A perfect mix of comedy and drama, ¡Ay, Carmela! is a tribute to love, courage, life in the theatre, and a heartbreaking look at the absurdity of war. An overnight success following its Spanish premiere in 1987, the show premieres in New York in January 2014, presented by Repertorio Español and produced by Francisco Reyes & Puy Navarro.

For tickets, click here!


Nuestras Voces Winner Announced
January 2014

Partnered with the MetLife Foundation, Repertorio’s groundbreaking competition brings the work of one talented, emerging new playwright to our stage for a full production. The competition began 14 years ago with a goal of identifying and developing the work of talented playwrights who highlight the Hispanic / Latino experience in the United States. Echoing the Company’s original mission, these plays represent a cross section of nationalities and explores subjects and themes important to the Hispanic community.
The winner will be announced in January from a pool of 10 finalists.

For more information, click here!


La zapatera prodigiosa
Premieres February 7th

Federico García Lorca 

A small village is scandalized by the marriage of an old shoemaker and a beautiful, sensual, and flirtatious young woman. “La zapatera prodigiosa” is a poetic comedy by Federico García Lorca where true love triumphs. Filled with popular music and performed by a talented cast, this play will surely leave audiences in awe of one of García Lorca’s most captivating stories.

Directed by the young and talented Andrés Zambrano, “La zapatera prodigiosa” is bound to be a fresh serving of Lorca for the winter months. Performances begin February 7th.

For tickets, click here!


Barceló con hielo
Premieres June 13th

Barceló on the Rocks tells the story of Nino, a Dominican from el Cibao living in New York City. In the course of one night, he confronts his own mortality and the dark secrets of the Dominican Republic’s political history that have plagued his family for generations.

The winning play of the 2012 MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition, “Barceló con hielo” is written by Marco Antonio Rodríguez, the author of La luz de un cigarrillo, winner of 5 HOLA and 4 ACE Awards including Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting and currently one of the rising stars of Latino theater.

For tickets, click here!

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