Ana Diosdado: YOURS
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Translated by Patricia W. O'Connor. 1995.
Theatricalist drama that utilizes innovative spatial and temporal fluidity, along with creative doubling of one actor in multiple roles. In the present, the coroner attempts to reconstruct the episodes leading up to the protagonist's suicide. Social criticism aimed at exploitation of individuals in a consumer society.
World premiere: Dir. José Antonio Páramo, Beatriz Theater, Madrid, 1973. American premiere (in Spanish): Dir. JoAnne Pottlizer, Repertorio Español, New York City, 1987. English Performance, University of Cincinnati, 1994.
Contact translator: Patricia W. O'Connor, Department of Romance Languages, Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH 45221; or author through SGAE
Yours for the Asking. Original production, Madrid, 1973. Directed by José Antonio Páramo. Photo by Gyenes.
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