Repertorio Español

NYC’s Off-Broadway spanish-language repertory theater for half a century

Saulo Garcia’s Quinceañera

Sat-Sun, January 4-5, 2020
Kips Bay, NYC
The Colombian comic celebrates his “Quinceañera” (15th birthday) at Repertorio Español with a greatest hits show

La Celestina

Friday, January 17, 2020
Repertorio Español
Cuban playwright Leyma López renews the classic Spanish tragicomedy by Fernando de Rojas (1499) whose critique of the moral rot of medieval Spanish society also reflects our times

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba

Saturday, January 18, 2020
Repertorio Español
Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself

Filomena Marturano

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Repertorio Español
A Spanish adaptation of Eduardo de Filippo’s classic Neapolitan comedy

La Canción

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Repertorio Español
Puerto Rican reggaeton legend VICO C’s hip-hop reggaeton musical

Repertorio Español Tickets

Gramercy Arts Theater
138 East 27th St (near Lexington Ave) | Kips Bay, NYC | (212) 225-9999

Previously at Repertorio Español

Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s ‘I am Latino’ makes us laugh at ourselves

Sat-Sun, September 21-22, 2019
KIPS BAY, NYC ~ Colombian stand-up comic Saulo makes us laugh (in Spanish) at being Latin AND American of the United States

‘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.
Kips Bay, Manhattan
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 50th Anniversary

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

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.

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.