Repertorio Español

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan has been NYC’s Off-Broadway spanish-language repertory theater for half a century

‘La Celestina’ Spanish comedy opens at Repertorio Español

KIPS BAY, Fri Feb 22; Mar 1, Classic Spanish comic theatre, based on the Fernando de Rojas masterpiece (1499), adapted by Cuban New York playwright Leyma López.

‘La Canción’ Puerto Rican Hip-Hop Musical at Repertorio

KIPS BAY, Wed, Feb 27, 2019 ~ Puerto Rican off-broadway hip-hop musical in Spanish. Playwright Cándido Tirado’s story about a Bronx kid who wakes up with a song in his head. Original music by Reggaeton legend VICO C.

“I am Latino” Saul Garcia at Repertorio Español

KIPS BAY, Sat-Sun, Mar 2-3, 2019, Colombian Off-Broadway standup comedy in spanish ~ Saulo has a clever understanding of how Anglos and Latinos react to each other. He’s really funny. It’s good to laugh at ourselves.

“El coronel no tiene quien le escriba” Colombian Play at Repertorio

KIPS BAY, Sat Mar 9; Wed-Thu Mar 13-14, 2019 ~ Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself. A Colombian off-broadway play in spanish.


 

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138 East 27th St (near Lexington Ave)


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Previously at Repertorio Español

‘Exquisita Agonía’ new Cuban drama at Repertorio Español

Written by Nilo Cruz
Directed by José Zayas
Starring Hannia Guillen & Germán Jaramillo
Love story about a middle-aged woman’s obsessive quest to find love in a young man who is transformed by the gift of life when he gets a new heart.
REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL
Kips Bay, Manhattan
CLOSING NIGHT
Friday, August 3, 2018

‘En el nombre de Salomé’ is a Dominican story about women’s rights

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Friday, May 18, 2018

(Review) ‘El amor en los tiempos del cólera’ (Love in the Time of Cholera)

REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL, KIPS BAY, October 25, 2012 ~ The first stage production of the Gabriel García Márquez masterpiece

Repertorio Español is NYC’s Spanish-language Off-Broadway theatre company. It presents over 300 performances a year of fifteen repertory productions, many of which are based on Hispanic and Luso literature. Repertorio has produced over 300 plays.

2017 – 2018 is Repertorio Español’s 50th anniversary season. ¡Bravo!

Repertorio Español was founded in 1968 by Producer Gilberto Zaldívar and Artistic Director René Buch. It’s mission is to produce good theatre in Spanish. The company moved to the Gramercy Arts Theater in 1972.

Repertorio Español has produced over 250 original shows. Productions are done in Spanish, but English subtitles make them accessible to everyone. Staging tends to be minimal, but the writing and acting are well done. The company has won OBIE, Drama Desk, ACE, HOLA and ENCORE awards.

The company also develops new playwrights through its annual MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition, and new directors through The Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship for Directors. It also does educational outreach through its ¡Dignidad! program for high school students.

For Spanish-speakers, Repertorio Español puts on the best Off-Broadway shows in town. It’s definitely a place to take your mom and dad or grandparents.