Saturday 30 March 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00

Don’t miss Simon Stephens at the Pavón Teatro Kamikaze, one of the highlights of the Read/Play/Meet/Repeat season within the context of the NEW UK Drama programme. We’d be delighted if you’d join us at an exclusive session with this renowned British playwright, in which we’ll be able to listen to dramatized readings in Spanish of a selection of his works and to hear his views about anything from Brexit, to football or contemporary creation.

Simon Stephens is an international reference in dramaturgy worldwide. He is one of the most awarded playwrights of contemporary international theatre scene. He is currently an associate artist at Lyric Hammersmith and Royal Court in London. He premiered his first works at the Royal Court (Bluebird, Herons, Country Music and Motortown).

In 2005 he received the Olivier Award for Best New Play for On the shore of the wide world. He then wrote Sea Wall, Pornography, Punk Rock, I am the wind and Three Kingdoms, projects which were premiered in London, Tallinn and Munich. In 2012 he premiered the theatrical version of Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog at Midnight, one of his greatest successes as a playwright with numerous awards and his representation in more than 10 countries. He has written the theatrical versions of Ibsen's House of Dolls and Chekhov's Cherry Garden for the Young Vic. Among his most recent works in theater are Carmen Disruption, Birdland, Song from far way (directed by Ivo van Hove), Nuclear War and Fatherland. He has also written scripts for radio and television on the BBC.

Don't miss the interview he gave when he visited Madrid for the premier of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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