Cuban Group El Publico to Perform in US Stages

Grupo Cubano El Público

Cuban company Teatro El Publico will perform in the United States on January 29, 30 and 31 with the play “Antigonon, un contingente epico,” its director, Carlos Diaz, confirmed here.

According to Diaz, awarded with the 2015 National Theater Prize, the company will perform the play in the Miami Dade County Auditorium after surpassing 100 performances in Cuba and a successful tour of France, Austria, Argentina, and Uruguay.

With text by Cuban writer Rogelio Orizando, the staging emerged from the desire to talk about Antigone (a character from the Greek mythology, daughter of Oedipus, King of Thebes) and the fact of burying a brother as a hero or traitor, the playwright told Prensa Latina.

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