Spanish Theatre Repertory Company (Repertorio Español) Spanish Theatre Repertory Company (Repertorio Español) Photo by Michael Palma Mir

NALAC Fund for the Arts Organization Grant | $10,000 | Theatre | New York, NY


In the name of Salomé: a world theatrical premiere

Spanish Theatre Repertory Company, Ltd. (Repertorio Español)


To support Repertorio Español's theatrical adaptation of Julia Álvarez's novel "In the Name of Salomé," scheduled to premiere during Dominican Heritage month, February 2017. This powerful story is an epic fictional account of the Dominican poet, educator and writer Salome Ureña, and that of her daughter, Camila Henríquez Ureña, a prominent writer and educator in her own right. Adapted by Dominican-American playwright Marco Antonio Rodríguez, the play will be directed by José Zayas. The production will introduce the story of two strong Dominican women to New York audience, home to an estimated 670,000 Dominicans.



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