Latin American Theatre
Translations by Prof Charles Philip Thomas


Latin American Theater in Translation (book)

Latin American Theatre in Translation: An anthology of Works from Mexico, the Caribbean and the Southern Cone, Xlibris (2000).


This collection is an anthology of the best recent plays from Latin America by some of the foremost writers from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Venezuela.  Most of the plays have won awards such as the Casa de Las Américas prize, and the Tirso de Molina award as well as many others.  The anthology contains 14 plays as follows.  Rodolfo Santana (Venezuela)  Looking Into the Stands (Mirando al Tendido); Never Lose Your head Over a Swedish Doll (Nunca entregues tu corazón a una mueca sueca); The Ladies Room (Baño de Damas)  Roberto Ramos-Perea (Puerto Rico):   Bad Blood: The New Emigration (Malasangre: La nueva emigracin), Forever Yours, Julita (Tuya siempre, Julita);  Family Secrets (Callando Amores)  Guillermo Schmidhuber (México)  Obituary (Obituario); The Secret Friendship of Juana and Dorothy (La secreta amistad de Juana y Dorotea); The Useless Heroes (Los héroes intiles)  Marco Antonio de la Parra (Chile)  The Dead Father (El Padre Muerto);  Killer Tangos (Matatangos)  Eduardo Rovner (Argentina)  She Returned One Night (Volvi una Noche); Company (Compañia)  Mauricio Kartun (Argentina) Sacco-Vanzetti (A Dramaturgic Summary Judgement from Documents on the Case (Sacco, Nicols-Vanzetti, Bartolomeo: (Sumaria dramatúrgica de documentos sobre el caso)











Books from Prof. Charles Philip Thomas:

Thomas, Charles Philip, trans. Avatar: Passion Drama About the Unknown Years in the Life of Yeshua of Nazareth. San Juan, PR: Gallo Galante, 1999.

---. She Returned One Night (Volvío una noche) and Other Plays by Eduardo Rovner (Edición Bilingüe. Aventine P, 2003.

---. The Empire Trilogy: Three Plays of the Spanish American War of 1898. San Juan, PR: Ediciones Gallo Galante, 2003.

Thomas, Charles Philip, comp. and trans. Frida, Sor Juana, and Sisters: Women in Latin American Plays in Translation: Plays from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and Chile. Chula Vista, CA: Aventine P, 2003.

---Latin American Theatre in Translation: An Anthology of Works from Mexico, the Caribbean and the Southern Cone: Plays. United States: Xlibris Corp., 2000.

Thomas, Charles Philip, ed. and trans. The Theatre of Marco Antonio de la Parra: Translations and Commentary. New York: P. Lang, 1995.

Thomas, Charles Philip, trans., Carol Bedwell and Kathy Heinen, eds. The Praying Mantis and Other Plays. Oshkosh, WI: GMW Pub., 1986.