The Cold Chain By Yaiza Berrocal Guevara Translated by Sian Creely In The Cold Chain we follow the story of Lola, a little girl whose first taste of potato smilies leads her to write love letters to Mr McCain, the faceless man responsible for her delight. Aided and berated variously by her former militant father…
Photo: from original publication of La Azotea By Rafael Guizado Translated by Gigi Guizado Volume 9, Issue 2 (Fall 2022) Translating Rafael Guizado usually presents me with two key challenges, both of which I encountered while translating La Azotea/The Rooftop. The first is acquiring the source text. Sharing a last name and family tree with…
By Guillermo Baldo
Translated by LuisDa Molina Rueda
By Antón Arrufat
Translated by Amanda T. Perry
Citizens, the time has come
for him to speak who watches over the homeland
without yielding his eyes to soft sleep
without listening to enemy voices
or surrendering to the memory of his own blood.
By Amaranta Osorio and Itziar Pascual
Translated by Phyllis Zatlin
Then I’ll read mine to you. I wrote it the day I met you. When you told me that you believed in fireflies.
By Raquel Diana
Translated by Sophie Stevens
She’s not an actress. But she’s here on a stage with open arms saying thank you.
By Gerardo Fulleda León
Translated by David Lisenby
Good evening to you all! Today I want to tell you the tale of a boy. He was not a prince or a philosopher. But he could have been someone who passes by and then builds a tower that makes us raise our eyes in amazement.
Reviewed by Jean Graham-Jones
Staging the Spanish Golden Age serves as a detailed, critical record of an important translation event for the English-speaking stage and as an insightful provocation for future theatrical-translational collaborations.
Reviewed by Kathleen Jeffs
Here is an engrossing and troubling play in a translation crying out for contemporary performance.
Reviewed by Gregary Racz
Kudos to all involved in introducing English-language audiences to Guillén de Castro’s overlooked play and in salvaging it, thus, from the limbo of unmerited oblivion.