ABUSE/ABUSO

Production Details

  • Dates: Friday Oct 02 2015 to Sunday Oct 25 2015
  • Tickets: Tickets only $25

ABUSE/ABUSO

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! WINNER of 4 HOLA AWARDS. BILINGUAL AMERICAN PREMIERE of a POWERFUL play, BASED ON REAL EVENTS, by ANTONIO MUNOZ DE MESA, starring the award-winning actors SOLEDAD LOPEZ and FRANCISCO FUERTES, directed by the prestigious ANGEL GIL ORRIOS.

POPE FRANCIS in his recent visit to Philadelphia stated:

“God weeps. The crimes and sins of sexual abuse to minors can’t be kept a secret anymore. I commit to the zealous oversight of the Church to protect minors, and I promise that everyone responsible will be held accountable.”

“The survivors of abuse have become true heralds of hope and ministers of mercy. Humbly, we owe each of them and their families our gratitude for their immense courage for making the light of Christ shine over the evil of sexual abuse of minors.”

 

ABUSE

A powerful play BASED ON REAL EVENTS.
A legal battle between a school principal and insurance lawyer. 

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
WINNER of 4 HOLA AWARDS
Best Play, Best Actor,
Best Actress & Best Production
 

BILINGUAL AMERICAN PREMIERE
written by the celebrated contemporary Spanish author
         ANTONIO MUÑOZ DE MESA,
starring award-winning Spanish actors
SOLEDAD LOPEZ and FRANCISCO FUERTES,
directed by the prestigious award-winning Spanish director
             ANGEL GIL ORRIOS.

The English translation is by the prestigious Professor Phyllis Zatlin and Angel Gil Orrios

 

From October 2 to 25, 2015

Alternating performances in English and in Spanish.

PERFORMANCES IN ENGLISH: FRIDAYS 8pm & SATURDAYS 3pm

PERFORMANCES IN SPANISH: SATURDAY 8pm & SUNDAYS 4pm

 

Tickets only $25. Special group discounts.

(718) 729-3880  

 

 
"magistral obra basada en hechos reales...
un estupendo tema moral desarrollado en un inmaculado y genial texto...
la impetuosa Soledad Lopez...
la versatilidad del actor Francisco Fuertes...
impecable dirección del maestro Angel Gil Orrios...
 - La Esfera Teatral, Premier Solis. La Voz Hispana, New York.
“extraordinariamente bien actuada…
impecable direccion…”
-Cecill Villar, Orgullo Ecuatoriano
The triumph of reason.
  An eminently ethical text.”
 -Matias Montes-Huidobro, International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami

“Una buena muestra de teatro actual.
Un texto impecable que lanza una dura, profunda y valiente acusación.”
- Carlos Navedo, Impacto Latin News
“A text where almost nothing is what it seems. Perfect.
 The progression of the dramatic tension is wonderful.”
- David G. Vázquez, Desde el Patio, Madrid, Spain


POPE FRANCIS instituted in 2014 
The PONTIFICAL COMMISSION FOR THE PROTECTION OF MINORS,
one of the most important moments in the CATHOLIC CHURCH's efforts
to deal with the scandal of abuse of minors.

Chick here for a short preview!

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Our season programs are made possible with public funds from
THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS,

THE NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS with the support of GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO and the NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE,

STATE ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHERINE NOLAN,

and THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS in partnership with the City Council.

Special thanks to

CITY COUNCILMEMBER JIMMY VAN BRAMER, Chairman of the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations.

SPAIN CULTURE NEW YORK - CONSULATE GENERAL OF SPAIN: member of the network SPAIN ARTS & CULTURE 

Additional support provided by

THE HAROLD & MIMI STEINBERG CHARITABLE TRUST,

and THE HENRY & LUCY MOSES FUND.

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