THE SPANISH WIVES:
A Groovy Tale of Peace, Love, and Restoration
Written and directed by Aliza Shane
October 30 - November 23
THE SPANISH WIVES, A GROOVY TALE
OF PEACE, LOVE AND RESTORATION,
based on the Mary Griffith Pix' classic piece,
written and directed by Aliza Shane, which opens
Thursday, October 30 and plays through
November 23. Performances will be Thursday -
Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m.
THE SPANISH WIVES has been completely
reinvented and transplanted to the hippie streets
of San Francisco, where the characters find
themselves exploring their options in this quickly
The Governor of Barcelona is now a college professor who is dipping his toes into the world of free love while still hoping to keep his marriage vows intact. But will the Professor's wife stay true to her husband? Meanwhile, their uptight houseguest is desperately trying to keep his own wife chained by her apron strings to the traditions of the past. But, feeling the pull of the times herself, she realizes she has made the wrong choice by abandoning her first love. Luckily for her, he's returned, and with the help a slightly unconventional personal Guru, has tracked her down to San Francisco to win her back.
About the Playwright/Director Aliza Shane…
Ms. Shane most recently wrote and directed Looking Glass Theatre's popular children's show THE THREE SILLIES, which has been nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Short Script. She has directedfour new works at Looking Glass as part of the Writer/Director Forum, including her original adaptations of Molière’s THE MISANTHROPE and THE IMAGINARY INVALID, both of which won multiple Forum artistic awards. Ms. Shane also serves as Forum Producer. She has worked as a director, playwright, assistant director, stage manager and singer in many venues around NYC. Other directing experience includes: THE ACOUSTIC NERVE (Groove Mama Ink) and DRUM BEAT (Ciona Taylor Prod.), both at the Gene Frankel Theatre; HAMLET, THE FIRST QUARTO (Genesis Repertory); and CABARET: A NEW WORLD (Towards Truth Prod.). Ms. Shane also co-directed THE BACCHAE (Cypreco Theatre Co.), which was performed at the Cyprus Consulate and the HBO Summer Stage. Ms. Shane earned a BA in Theatre from Queens College.
About The Looking Glass Theatre…
The Looking Glass Theatre’s mission is to explore and expand the feminine aesthetic, producing works by historic female playwrights, new works by women, and productions of the classics re-imagined by contemporary women directors. In June 2006, The Looking Glass Theatre and Artistic Director Justine Lambert received The Lucille Lortel Award from The League of Professional Theatre Women. Additionally, New York Resident named Ms. Lambert one of the Top 100 New Yorkers of 2003 for her work with the company.
THE SPANISH WIVES, A GROOVY TALE OF PEACE, LOVE AND RESTORATION
October 30 - November 23, 2008
SCHEDULE: Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m.
TICKET PRICE: $18 general admission, $15 seniors/students with valid ID
ADDRESS: 422 West 57th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues
PHONE: (212) 307-9467
TICKETS: This production is closed.
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