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ACE Award Nominations for Dias Estupendos and AENY Members

In Awards,Members,Theater by adminAENY / December 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

Dias Estupendos

On January 2014, AENY – Spanish Artists in New York and IATI Theater, with the support of Spain Culture New York presented the American Premiere of Días Estupendos, by Alfredo Sanzol. This production (awarded for OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE CAST in the 2014 HOLA Awards for Excellence in Theater) has now been nominated by the Latin ACE Awards 2015 in the following categories:

Best Theater Production / Comedy
Best Actor / Comedy – Xabi Soret
Best Actress / Comedy – Maria Peyramaure

The Latin ACE Awards got their start in 1969 at the Madison Square Garden, when the “Asociación de Cronistas del Espectáculo de Nueva York” established an awards program to celebrate excellence in the theatre. This will mark the 47th consecutive edition of the awards.

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The Cast of “Días Estupendos” receives HOLA Award

In Awards,Members,Theater by adminAENY / October 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

Actors (left to right) Xabi Soret, Maria Cuartero and Ricardo Birnbaum received yesterday their awards for OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AND ENSEMBLE CAST in AENY/IATI production of “Dias Estupendos”, at the 2014 Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors award ceremony for excellence in theater which took place at the Battery Gardens in NYC. Actors Maria Peyramaure and Pep Muñoz, also part of the awarded cast, couldn’t attend the ceremony.

CONGRATULATIONS to all of them for the achievement!

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PLAY LOUD! 2014 slated to launch in November

In Music,News,Projects by adminAENY / September 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

AENY’s second edition of PLAY LOUD! returns to Instituto Cervantes NY for a four-day music festival that will open its doors the first week of November.

If you didn’t make it to the past PLAY LOUD! Music Festival in 2013, it was AENY’s festival debut (check out info here). In a city where the music scene is as eclectic and vibrant as in New York, PLAY LOUD! aims to program diverse and innovative ensembles and performers exploring the intersections between music and story in their own particular way.

Read on to find out what you can expect from AENY’s premiere music festival in 2014.

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RONENSBOURGH to be AENY’s next Main Stage Production

In Members,News,Playwrights,Projects,Theater by adminAENY / September 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

The play Ronensbourgh, by Beatriz Cabur, has been selected to be AENY’s next Main Stage production. Ronensbourgh will be presented by AENY – Spanish Artists in New York and IATI Theater in May 2015.

A staged reading of Ronensbourgh took place last June 2014, during AENY’s second edition of the Staged Reading Series, and the play has consequently been selected to be developed as a full staged production.

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Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast Award

In Awards,Members,News,Theater by adminAENY / August 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

The entire cast of Dias Estupendos (actors Ricardo Birnbaum, Maria Cuartero, Pep Munoz, Maria Peyramaure & Xabi Soret) has been awarded for OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE CAST in the 2014 HOLA Awards for Excellence in Theater.

The full list of awardees was announced Monday, and the 2014 award ceremony will take place on October 13th, 2014 at the Battery Gardens, located on the waterfront overlooking New York Harbor in Battery Park.

CONGRATULATIONS to the awardees for their outstanding work.

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Staged Reading Series 2014 – Performance Schedule for Monday June 23rd

In Members,News,Playwrights,Projects,Theater by adminAENY / June 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

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See below the performance schedule of the Staged Reading Series 2014 for next Monday June 23rd. This event takes place at IATI Theater (64 East 4th Street – NYC). Pease note that all the performances are in Spanish only. There will be a Q&A with the artists after the readings.

Access to the Reading:
$5 suggested donation–the wine is on us.

Monday, June 23rd:

6pm MI ALMA EN OTRA PARTE (My Soul is Somewhere Else)
Written by José Manuel Mora / Directed by Rafael Abolafia / Performed by Claudio Bandini, María Fontanals, Inma Heredia, Luis Moreno & María Peyramaure

7pm RONENSBOURGH
Written by Beatriz Cabur / Directed by Alfredo Tauste / Performed by María Cuartero & Gonzalo Bouza

8pm GROOMING
Written by Paco Becerra / Directed by Julian Mesri / Performed by Ricardo Birnbaum & María Peyramaure

 

Staged Reading Series 2014 – Performance Schedule for Monday June 16th

In Members,News,Playwrights,Projects,Theater by adminAENY / June 10, 2014 / 0 Comments

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See below the performance schedule of the Staged Reading Series 2014 for next Monday June 16th. This event takes place at IATI Theater (64 East 4th Street – NYC). Pease note that all the performances are in Spanish only.  There will be a Q&A with the artists after the readings.

Access to the Reading:
$5 suggested donation–the wine is on us.

Monday, June 16th:

6pm LITUS
Written by Marta Buchaca / Directed by Ana Asensio / Performed by Claudio Bandini, Carmen Cabrera, Gerardo Gudiño, Luis Moreno & Ricardo Soto

7:30pm MONÓLOGOS CON MANIQUÍ (Monologues with Mannequin)
Written by Antonio Cesar Moron / Directed by Gama Valle / Performed by Adela María Bolet & Gonzalo Bouza

8pm LA FUNCION POR HACER (The Play yet to be Performed)
Written by Miguel del Arco & Aitor Tejada / Directed by Rafael Abolafia / Performed by Ricardo Birnbaum, María Cuartero, María Fontanals, Soraya Padrao, Fran Reyes & Ricardo Soto

El Consejero Cultural de España en EE.UU chateará este jueves 5 de junio con los jóvenes españoles

In Members,News by adminAENY / June 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

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Madrid, 04/06/2014 | Guillermo Corral Van Damme, Consejero Cultural de la embajada de España en Estados Unidos y promotor de Spain arts&culture, participará en un Encuentro Digital este jueves 5 de junio a las 17:00 horas. Los usuarios de CEXT (www.cext.es) podrán resolver sus dudas sobre la situación de la escena cultural española en EEUU en un chat online de una hora de duración.

– El encuentro digital organizado por CEXT (www.cext.es) tendrá lugar este jueves 5 de junio a las 17:00 horas (hora española)

– Uno de los temas centrales de la cita será la situación de la agenda cultural española en EEUU

– CEXT es un portal destinado a los jóvenes españoles que residen en el exterior o que plantean hacerlo en un futuro próximo

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Save the Date – Staged Reading Series 2014

In Members,Playwrights,Projects,Theater by adminAENY / May 10, 2014 / 0 Comments

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AENY – Spanish Artists in New York, with the support of Spain Culture New York – Consulate General of Spain, will present the second edition of the Staged Reading Series, a series of staged readings that will introduce New Yorkers to some of the emerging playwrights from Spain and their most successful plays.

The program for this year’s series, coordinated by Rafael Abolafia, will showcase 6 plays by 7 authors from Spain on Monday June 16th and Monday June 23rd 2014, at IATI Theater.

This second edition includes plays from authors Miguel del Arco and Aitor Tejada (La función por Hacer), Paco Bezerra (Grooming), Marta Buchaca (Litus), Jose Manuel Mora (Mi Alma en Otra Parte), Beatriz Cabur (Ronensbourgh) and Antonio Cesar Moron (Monologuos con Maniqui). One of these titles will be selected subsequently to be developed as a fully staged production in 2015.

Alfredo Sanzol speaks about Días Estupendos (Wonderful Days)

In News,Projects,Theater by adminAENY / December 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

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To write Días Estupendos (Wonderful Days) helped to awaken me.

I wrote Wonderful Days because I wanted to pay tribute to my grandfather, who always considered everything to be wonderful. It’s because of him that this play is entitled Wonderful Days, and also because it takes place during the summertime, which was indeed when we got to spend the most time with my grandfather.

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