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Dual Year

CASA Festival reviews: Aparte by Colectivo Alebrije

Natalie Clarke reviews Aparte, a visceral breakdown of the importance of skin through the narrative of the leather-making district of Mexico’s León city. The play was put on as part of London’s CASA Latin American Theatre Festival 2015. The three cast members begin their performance and we are immediately confronted with a personal story. They introduce […]

CASA Festival reviews: El Amor de las Luciérnagas by Alejandro Ricaño

Sam Lubner went to this year’s edition of CASA Latin American Theatre Festival to see the Mexican theatre group Los Guggenheim perform El Amor de las Luciérnagas (The Love of the Fireflies) at the Barbican. Alejandro Ricaño’s El Amor de las Luciérnagas poses the question that we have all undoubtedly asked ourselves at one time or […]

CASA Festival reviews: Montserrat by Gabino Rodriguez

Ella Mattalia gives us the first of four BristoLatino reviews of plays put on by CASA Latin American Theatre Festival, a cultural exchange project between Latin American and UK-based theatre artists. She sat down to watch Montserrat, a play by Gabino Rodriguez, that tells the semi-autobiographical story of his journey through Costa Rica – via […]