LABIO DE LIEBRE (THE LIP OF THE HARE)

Autor/Written by Fabio Rubiano Orjuela. Dirigida por/Directed by Dante Fernando Larzabal.
A CPT/Teatro Publico de Cleveland Production.
EN ESPAÑOL/Written & Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

April 06, 2017 - April 15, 2017

7:30pm, jueves, viernes y sábado (Thu/Fri/Sat), Gordon Square Theatre

90 min

Teatro Público de Cleveland regresa al escenario con una comedia mágica y salvajemente oscura escrita por el dramaturgo Colombiano Fabio Rubiano Orjuela. LABIO DE LIEBRE es una obra que confronta una historia vergonzosa. Un ex militar, Salvo, ha cometido actos atroces contra miles de familias. Años más tarde, se ve acosado por visitantes sobrenaturales – un grupo de fantasmas mitad animales / mitad humanos de su pasado violento, incluyendo a un muchacho con labio leporino. Los límites entre la víctima y el culpable se desdibujan en esta valiente y conmovedora nueva obra. Interpretada en español con subtítulos en inglés. PREMIERE EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.

**Debido al lenguaje gráfico, referencias y situaciones sexuales, Labio de Liebre está recomendado para público adulto (edades 16+).**

Teatro Publico de Cleveland returns to the stage in a magical and wildly dark comedy by Colombian playwright Fabio Rubiano Orjuela. LABIO DE LIEBRE (THE LIP OF THE HARE) is a play about facing a shameful history. A former military man, Salvo, has committed atrocious acts against thousands of families. Years later, he is haunted by unearthly visitors – a troupe of half-animal/half-human ghosts from his violent past, including a boy with a cleft lip. The boundaries between victim and perpetrator blur in this courageous and poignant new play. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles. US PREMIERE.

**Due to graphic language, sexual references and situations, Labio de Liebre (The Lip of the Hare) is recommended for mature audiences (ages 16+).**

Gordon Square Theatre es compatible con la ADA, con rampa de acceso, elevador, baño neutro y con acesso para silla de ruedas.

The Gordon Square Theatre is fully ADA compliant featuring a patron elevator and gender neutral, wheelchair accessible restroom.

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The Creative Production Team Includes:

Faye Hargate – Productor/Producer
Elizabeth Cammett – Directora de Escena/Stage Manager
Inda Blatch-Geib – Diseñadora de Vestuario/Costume Designer
Adam Ditzel – Diseñador de Iluminación/Lighting Designer
Ryan T. Patterson – Diseñador de Escenario/Scenic Designer
Mόnica Torres-Cabán – Asistente de Director de Escena/Assistant Stage Manager
Elena Foulis – Traducción de subtítulos/Subtitle Translation

Remarkable Rating:

El Elenco/The Cast:

Kivin Bauzo, Nathalie Bermúdez, Ernesto Luna Camargo, Alisha Caraballo, Alexander Corona, Lilly Corona-Moreno, Christina Patterson, Luis Ramírez-Alonzo, Magdalena Godinez Ríos


 


Reviews

“…intriguing… darkly humorous… a powerful statement about tragedies…”
Christine Howey, Scene Magazine

“…in spite of the dark subject matter, the play is rife with humor (of the darker kind)… extremely energetic…”
Mark Horning, Talkin’ Broadway


  

About The Playwright: Fabio Rubiano Orjuela

Fabio Rubiano Orjuela has a degree in Dramatic Art from the Universidad del Valle. He studied for two years at the District School of Theater in Bogotá and six at the Theatrical Research Workshop at Santiago García. Fabio received the National Theatre Direction Award in 2013. His work Sara Says received the prize for best work FGAA 2010-2011. He has written more than 20 plays, four of which have received the National Playwriting Award: Thanks for coming (1996), Every time barking dogs (1997), The penultimate dinner (1999) and The Birth of Schumann (2009). He has been awarded five scholarships for the creation of the Ministry of Culture; four of his works have won co-production awards and two have been written thanks to residencies abroad (Spain and Mexico). Companies from Slovenia, Chile, Mexico, the United States, Peru, Spain and France have produced his works. Similarly, some of his texts have been translated into French, English, Slovenian, Chinese and Portuguese. www.teatropetra.com/fabio-rubiano-orjuela


ABOUT THE DIRECTOR: Dante Fernando Larzabal

Dante Fernando Larzabal is a founding member of Teatro Publico de Cleveland and serves on the TPC Advisory Committee. TPC Directing credits: Mi Muñequita (2015), Doña Carmella (Station Hope 2015), Mi Nombre Es (TCG 2015), Uz: El Pueblo (2016) and Los Cabezudos (Ohio City Street Festival & Pandemonium 2016). TPC stage credits: Cuando Cierras Your Eyes (2013), Dreams of Estrella del Norte (Station Hope 2014), Vuelo del Ocean (Pandemonium 2014), A Recipe Para La Vida (2014), Yo Sueño of Home (Pandemonium 2015), ¿Dónde Está My Home? (Where is Mi Hogar) (2015) and ¡Celebrando 3 Years! (2016). Dante has theatrical experience as a director, performer, producer and teacher. He worked extensively with Teatro Eslabon and Mutanteatro in Uruguay. Dante was born in Las Piedras, Uruguay and has lived in Cleveland for the past 12 years.


 

Teatro Publico de Cleveland Gains National Attention

Click here or on the thumbnail to the right to watch WKYC’s story on Teatro Publico de Cleveland – featuring Labio de Liebre (The Lip of the Hare)!

“It’s so different when you go and see a performance from a community that you don’t know well – and really hearing from them. It really changes how you view other people.” -Raymond Bobgan, CPT Executive Artistic Director

“Cleveland is a beautiful mix of different cultures. To let other people know who we are is really valuable.” -Mónica Cerpa Zuñiga, Teatro Publico de Cleveland ensemble member


 

Kivin Bauzo & Raymond Bobgan On WKYC

Click here or on the thumbnail to the left to watch the full video.

“Coming to Cleveland, at first I was like, ‘What am I gonna do here?’ You notice I have an accent, so I knew my opportunities would be limited. However, I always wished, ‘Could there be some Spanish theatre where I could show my craft?’ And then I happened to hear about Mi Muñequita 2 years ago, and it was a production all in Spanish. At first I thought it was an outside play that came to town. And then when I went to see it, that’s when I got connected with Teatro Publico and right away I knew I had to be part of it.” – Kivin Bauzo, Teatro Publico de Cleveland ensemble member and the actor portraying Salvo in Labio de Liebre (The Lip of the Hare)


 
  
 

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En el 2013, el Cleveland Public Theatre realizó el lanzamiento del Teatro Publico de Cleveland, a un grupo de teatro de latinoamericanos basados en, cuyo trabajo refleja los objetivos, intereses e ideales artísticos de sus miembros. El objetivo de este grupo teatral es compartir la abudante diversidad y perspectivas de la cultura Latina de Cleveland y así cumplir con la mission del CPR: para elevar la conciencia y fomentar la compasión a través del desempeño innovador y programas educativos que cambian la vida. El conjunto de actores y creadores tiene una amplia gama de experiencia, de amateur a artistas con formación profesional. La mayoría de los miembros pueden rastrear la herencia de Puerto Rico, y también hay representación de otros países de origen: México, Uruguay, Guatemala, Perú, Nicaragua y Colombia. El conjunto fue fundado a través de una serie de talleres públicos gratuitos presentado por Teatro Público de Cleveland , en asociación con el Cultural Arts Center Julia de Burgos, de Cleveland, y su fundación fue apoyada por el programa de la Fundación de Cleveland Engaging the Future .

In 2013, Cleveland Public Theatre launched Teatro Publico de Cleveland, a Cleveland-based Latin American theatre ensemble, whose work reflects the artistic goals, interests and ideals of its members. The purpose of this theatre ensemble is to share the rich diversity and perspectives of the Latino Cleveland culture towards fulfilling CPT’s core mission: to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking performance and life-changing educational programs. The ensemble of actors and creators has a broad range of experience, from amateur to professionally trained artists. A majority of members can trace heritage to Puerto Rico, and there is representation from other countries of origin: Mexico, Uruguay, Guatemala, Peru, Nicaragua and Colombia. The ensemble was founded through a series of free public workshops presented by Cleveland Public Theatre, in partnership with Cleveland’s Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, and its founding was supported by the Cleveland Foundation’s Engaging the Future program.


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¿No inglés? No problema. No Spanish? No problem.

Labio de Liebre (The Lip of the Hare) will feature supertitles and will be fully bilingual.

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