Tag Archive: Reading

January 2018 – Karl Marx, Año Zero / Karl Marx, Year Zero. (Chile, 2017)

Karl Marx, Chile

How to translate the work of Benjamín Galemiri? How to give it a ‘landing place’ here, in London, in 2018? I have to say that I approached the translation of Karl Marx Año Zero with real trepidation. It is infernally difficult. Just as it is infernally difficult to direct, to embody, to act.

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October Reading – The Language of Mermaids (El Lenguaje de las Sirenas, 2013)

Mariana de Althaus is s a leading contemporary Peruvian playwright. Her work includes plays such as Ruido (Noise) and El Sistema Solar (The Solar System) as well as testimonial theatre pieces, the most recent being Pájaros en Llamas  (Birds on Fire), a dramatized chronicle of the two most important aviation disasters in Peru.

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