BORDERLANDS THEATER ANNOUNCES THE READING OF THE PLAY TIERRA DEL FUEGO BY MARIO DIAMENT AS PART OF UNA FRONTERA/DOS LADOS: A FESTIVAL OF STAGED READINGS. OCTOBER 6 , 2013. ZUZI’S THEATER, 738 N. 5TH AVENUE.
Best Play Award by
Asociacion de Cronistas del Espectaculo
( Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Tierra Del Fuego/Land of Fire by Mario Diament is the first reading of Una Frontera/Dos Lados: A Festival of Staged Readings organized by Borderlands Theater .
Tierra Del Fuego/Land of Fire is a docudrama based on a dialogue between an Israeli woman and the Palestinian man who attacked a bus she was on 22 years earlier. The play reflects on the need to listen the story of others, including our enemies, as requisite to begin a real dialogue that could bring the possibility of peace. Directed by Philip Bennett .
Mario Diament (playwright), was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A journalist and a writer, he is the author of several award-winning plays that have been produced all over the world. He is a three-time winner of the Argentores Award, presented annually by Argentina’s Society of Authors. He won the 2002 Carbonell Award for Smithereens and was a Carbonell nominee for The Book of Ruth and A Report on the Banality of Love. His play Houseguest received the Los Angeles Weekly Award. A Report on the Banality of Love is currently playing in Paris and Montevideo, Uruguay. Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire) premiered at the Alias Theatern in Stockholm, Sweden. It is currently playing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where it received the Critics Award as best play. Mr. Diament lives in Miami, where he teaches journalism at Florida International University. He is married to Simone Zarmati Diament, who translates his plays into English.
Upcoming plays include:
· THE CRIMINALIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE BY MILTA ORTIZ (Borderlands Theater ‘s Playwright in Residence, 2013/14)- 2/16/14
· THEY CALL ME A HERO BY GUILLERMO REYES - 2/22/14
· THE ABSENT ONE/EL AUSENTE BY VICTOR HUGO RASCON BANDA- 2/23/14
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AND TICKET INFORMATION
October 6. 7 pm
$ 8 General & Senior, $6 Student and Flex Pass
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