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Don Gil de las calzas verdes (c.1615), Tirso de Molina

Productions in Spanish

Don Gil de las calzas verdes (Eduardo Vasco)

Director: Eduardo Vasco
Production company: Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico
Location: Spain
Further information

Eduardo Vasco has directed this play for the CNTC several times.

Don Gil de las calzas verdes

Production company: Company of Valdés
Dates: 1615
Location: Spain
Critical response

See Tirso de Molina 1991: 15. This play was also frequently put on and adapted in the nineteenth century in Spain; See Adams, 1936.

  • Adams, Nicholson B. 1936. ‘Siglo de Oro Plays in Madrid, 1820-1850’, Hispanic Review 4, 342-57

  • Tirso de Molina. 1991. The Bashful Man at Court; Don Gil of the Breeches Green; The Doubter Damned, trans. John Browning and Fiorigio Minelli. Ottawa, Dovehouse

Don Gil de las calzas verdes (Jason Yancey)

Director: Jason Yancey
Dates: 2003
Venue: Brigham Young University
Location: Provo, Utah, United States
Further information

The BYU Spanish Department has a website with more information regarding its past and future performances: http://spanport.byu.edu/GoldenAgeTheater/index.html [accessed 25 April 2012]

Productions in English

Don Gil of the Green Breeches (Laurence Boswell)

Director: Laurence Boswell
Based on translation: Don Gil of the Green Breeches (1992) by Laurence Boswell , Deirdre McKenna
Dates: 13 December 1990
Venue: The Gate Theatre
Location: London, United Kingdom

Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. Last updated on 16 May 2012.

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