Maria is cast to play the lead role, Laurencia, in Fuente Ovejuna by Lope de Vega directed by the renowned Spanish director Mariano de Paco and produce by Teatro Círculo. For too long, the peasants of Fuente Ovejuna have meekly endured the tyranny of their lecherous overlord, but when one woman stands up in defense of her honor, the townspeople are galvanized at last into rebellion – and an extraordinary display of heroic resolve.
The play was premiered at the Chain Theater from October 7th to October 23rd. Performed in Spanish Verse with Overtitles in English.
Playwright: Lope de Vega
Directed by Mariano de Paco
Producer: Teatro Circulo
Stage Manager: Francisco Rivera
Cast: Juan Luis Acevedo, Dani Alonso, Maria Fontanals, Fernando Gazzaniga, Gemma Ibarra, Pablo Andrade, Jose Cheo Oliveras y Eva Cristina Vazquez
Costume and Light Design: Israel Franco Müller and Eliana Michelle
By Michael Palma and Antonio Castro