Thursday, December 12, 2013

English Version of Fresa y Chocolate at Off Broadway Theater in New York

An adaptation of the award-winning Cuban film Fresa y chocolate has reached the Off Broadway theater in New York, on his debut in English, starred by Dominican actor Roy Arias, who for two years cherished the idea of representing the story. "I really liked the theme of intolerance (the script ) and the character of the protagonist is spectacular ," said Arias, who founded the International Theatre Studio in Times Square and opened theater 77 a year ago, where he presents his works. The Dominican actor, who plays Diego in this part (Strawberry and Chocolate), said to be pleased that the public has reacted " super good" to the work, which also perform Andhy Mendez and Frank Huerta. Eugenio Nunez, adapted the story into English for theater in New York, where it will be presented Friday and Saturday until late December at the Theatre 777 in the popular area of Times Square, under the direction of Roger Robinson, Tony Award winner and with 47 years of experience in New York's cultural activities. / With information from Lecturas Cibercuba

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