La vida es sueño (Life Is a Dream)

 By Pedro Calderón de la Barca (Spain)
 Commissioned adaptation by Nando López   
 Directed by Hugo Medrano
 September 12 - October 13, 2019
 Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm
 In Spanish with English surtitles

One of the essential works of Spanish Golden Age theater, this timeless play explores free will, fate, and tyranny. Do we choose who we are or are we merely marionettes in the hands of a greater power? Is what we see real or an altered illusion? Lopez’s tight new adaptation reflects on these universal truths.

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Noche de GALA and Press Night: Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 8 pm.

Tickets: $45 Thursdays and Fridays, $48 Saturdays and Sundays; $30 Seniors (65+), Students, Military, and 30 and under; $30 Group Sales (10+); Noche de GALA: $55 (individual), $95 (couple).

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