Author Archive for William F. Zeman

García Márquez at GALA, with a Surrealist Twist

Gabriel García Márquez's story "The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and her Heartless Grandmother" isn't the easiest work to stage. In the novel, Eréndira, a young girl, is forced by her grandmother to work as a prostitute after burning down their home in an accident. A road trip of sorts follows, with [...]

Meet a New Theater Troupe: Apron Theatre Company

When Apron Theatre Co. premieres Short Aprons: A Production of World Premiere Playettes this Thursday, its members will have only been in their production space for two days. They'll have conducted their previous rehearsals in friends’ homes and apartments. And after all the preparation, they'll finally mount their mini-musical about Chilean miners.
The production, which comprises [...]