AENY’s annual series returns to Instituto Cervantes to showcase the latest contemporary work from Spain. Highlighting rarely translated Spanish playwrights, the program exposes New York audiences, actors, and directors to these timely works and allows them to be a part of selecting one to fully produce the following season. 


Dark Stone

by Alberto Conejero


A heartbreaking drama about the beautiful but harrowing story of Rafael Rodríguez Rapún, garcía Lorca’s last lover.

Translated by: Gary J. Racz

Directed by: Paul Takacs

Performed by: Ricardo Birnbaum & Pablo Sandstrom

Mon, Oct 1st at 6pm


by Gemma Brió


Liberto enters into a new mother’s world as she navigates her child’s illness and emerging existencial questions.

Translated by: Sharon G. Feldman

Directed by: Sherri Eden Barber

Performed by: Maria Peyramaure, Begonya Plaza & Missy Hamblet

Mon, Nov 5 at 6pm

El Minuto del Payaso

by J. R Fernández, Fernando Soto & Luis Bermejo


El Minuto del Payaso is an extraordinary monologue that reflects upon art’s ability to mitigate misery.

Translated by: This reading will be performed In Spanish

Directed by: Gama Valle

Performed by: Txemi Parra

Mon, Dec 10th at 6pm