HappiyEverAfter

Scenes of Love, Marriage, & the Battle of the Sexes

                       In Partnership of the Embassy of Spain 
And SPAIN arts & culture  SpainLLENO

Ambassador Theater presents

Happily Ever After

by Cristina Colmena

Directed by Hanna Bondarewska

Featuring

Karin Rosnizeck as She

Doug Krehbel as He

March 12 – 30, 2014
Preview: 03/12 at 8PM
Opening: 03/13 at 8PM with a reception after the show
Friday, 03/14 Special Q&A with the author, Cristina Colmena after the show
Thursday, March 27 World Theatre Day Celebration after the show!

SHOWS:Tues – Sat at 8PM
Sunday Matinee at 2PM
at FLASHPOINT
916 G Street NW
steps from Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro

BOXOFFICE: InstantSeats

CAST AND CREW

Choreography of Tango by Francesca Jandasek and Dan Istrate

Ligths by Stephen Shetler

Costumes by Basmah Alomar

Sound and Visual Effects Design by David Crandall

 

 

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Synopsis

One and one not always equals two. The couple and its complicated arithmetic through three stories where characters want to be happy but they don´t know how. When you get stood up, when you wake up beside a stranger, when after thirty years you don´t know what to speak about. The loneliness of sleeping alone and of sleeping with someone.

About the Author

cristina2 (2) (427x640)Cristina Colmena, writer and playwright born in Spain, has lived in New York since 2010. She has published a book of short stories, La amabilidad de los extraños (The Kindness of Strangers), and several of her short stories have appeared in literary magazines.  Her plays, Typing  and Happily Ever After, were included in the New Plays from Spain series as part of the PEN World Voices Festival 2013. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Audiovisual Communication and Journalism and has worked as a director and screenwriter for television. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish from New York University, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Spanish and Portuguese Literature.  She is also a contributor of articles and film reviews for various publications.