Latin-american Festival CASA at Arcola and Southwark Playhouse

Latin-american Festival CASA at Arcola and Southwark Playhouse

CASA celebrates 10th anniversary with eight-week Latin American festival at Southwark Playhouse & Arcola Theatre.

Festival dates will run from 3rd September – 29th October 2017.

For its tenth anniversary year, CASA Festival joins forces with two of London’s leading off-West End theatres Southwark Playhouse and Arcola Theatre to offer London audiences eight weeks of brilliant Latin American theatre and culture. This must be one of the best things about London – that an eight week latin american festival seems to fit perfectly with the abundance of culture and diversity.

The festival kicks off at Arcola with Sergio Blanco’s highly-acclaimed Thebes Land returning for a five-week run, ahead of a five-week season of four acclaimed international shows and three exciting new works by UK-based Latin American artists at Southwark Playhouse. Completing the programme are: a new verbatim piece about violence against Brazilian women and girls who live in the UK, a new theatre show about Peru and its food, and an eight-week festival of play readings of Latin America’s most exciting contemporary voices.

Daniel Goldman, Artistic Director of CASA, comments;

‘I founded CASA in 2007 to build bridges between two incredible theatre cultures. The importance of international festivals that push our cultural boundaries has never been greater… We are delighted that we are celebrating our 10th year anniversary CASA 2017 at two of London’s finest Off West End theatres and we can’t wait to share this outstanding theatre programme with our existing audiences and new faces.’

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