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Twelve Ophelias (a play with broken songs) By Caridad Svich
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In Caridad Svich's play with songs TWELVE OPHELIAS, Shakespeare’s Ophelia rises up out of the water dreaming of Pop-Tarts and other sweet things. She finds herself in a neo-Elizabethan... More > Appalachian setting where Gertrude runs a brothel, Hamlet is called a Rude Boy, and nothing is what it seems. In this mirrored world of word-scraps and cold sex, Ophelia cuts a new path for herself.< Less
12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) By Caridad Svich
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Shakespeare's Ophelia rises out of the water and cuts a new path for herself in a rough neo-Appalachian song-filled landscape in this new play by acclaimed US playwright Caridad Svich. This edition... More > features a preface by Todd London and an interview with the author.< Less
Prodigal Kiss and Perdita Gracia: Two Plays by Caridad Svich By Caridad Svich
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Two 'horizon' plays by US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich: PRODIGAL KISS and PERDITA GRACIA, inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca's Poet in New York and Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, respectively.... More > Dynamic, lyrical dramas for a new audience.< Less
The Tropic of X By Caridad Svich
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Against the ceaseless watch of a dirty sea, two lovers named Mori and Maura try to survive against all odds. A poetic, hip-hop inspired drama of epic love, immigration, sexual tourism, and... More > globalisation by Caridad Svich, one of the US' most daring Latina dramatists. This volume features an introduction by eminent critic Marvin Carlson and an afterword by Latina Studies scholar Tamara Underiner. This play originally premiered in Cologne, Germany in 2007.< Less
Return to the Upright Position By Caridad Svich
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RETURN TO THE UPRIGHT POSITION is an online performance text collaboration conceived and edited by playwright Caridad Svich and written during the six months after 11 September 2001. The Text for... More > five or more actors is written by Cusi Cram, Mitchell Gossett, Julie Hebert, Llysa Holland, Julie Jensen, Jennifer Maisel, Julia Pearlstein, Brad Rothbart, Gregory Romero, Caridad Svich, Ann E. Taylor, Elizabeth Wong, Michael Wright and Allison Eve Zell.< Less
Wreckage By Caridad Svich
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Two boys emerge from the sea and become engulfed in a world of savage longing and desire. Drawing on the Greek myth of Medea, this sharply crafted play examines the role of displaced persons... More > searching for home amidst a culture of brutality. The stylized, poetic language of US Latina playwright Caridad Svich’s theatrical landscape carves out each moment with a disconcerting precision. This new edition of the play includes an introduction by dramaturg Dan Smith and coincides with the Chicago 2011 premiere of the play at Caffeine Theatre.< Less
Rift By Caridad Svich
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RIFT is an epic yet intimate play by acclaimed US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich which tells the story of lives torn by war and its aftermath, by abuse and damage, human sex trafficking and... More > globalization, and the spiritual search for beauty and grace. Gender, border, and culturally crossed, RIFT explores the fate of the human animal in a dislocated world and asks the question: how can a body that is torn find a way to heal itself and transform, and thus resist the tyranny of power? A violent, erotic, dream-like fable. This play was originally commissioned by NYU's Graduate Acting Program and created through the Joint-Stock method.< Less
Lorca: Six Major Plays By Caridad Svich
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LORCA: SIX MAJOR PLAYS gathers Federico García Lorca's most well-known plays in English-language translations by US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich. This new collected edition (previously... More > available only as single set volumes) includes preface by scholars James Leverett and Amy Rogoway. A welcome addition to the translation repertoire of Federico García Lorca's works.< Less
12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) By Caridad Svich
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Shakespeare's Ophelia rises out of the water and cuts a new path for herself in a rough neo-Appalachian song-filled landscape in this new play by acclaimed US playwright Caridad Svich. This edition... More > features a preface by Todd London and an interview with the author.< Less
The Tropic of X By Caridad Svich
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Against the ceaseless watch of a dirty sea, two lovers named Mori and Maura try to survive against all odds. A poetic, hip-hop inspired drama of epic love, immigration, sexual tourism, and... More > globalisation by Caridad Svich, one of the US' most daring Latina dramatists. This volume features an introduction by eminent critic Marvin Carlson and an afterword by Latina Studies scholar Tamara Underiner. This play originally premiered in Cologne, Germany in 2007.< Less