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La hija del aire, parts 1 and 2 (c.1652-1653), Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Productions in Spanish

La hija del aire

Production company: theatre company of Adrián López
Dates: 13 November 1653
Venue: Royal Palace
Location: Madrid, Spain
Further information

The first production of Part 1 took place in the presence of Philip IV on 13-11-1653, with Part 2 performed on 16-11-1653 (See Calderón de la Barca 1970: xx)

La hija del aire (Lluís Pasqual)

Director: Lluís Pasqual
Production company: Centro Dramático Nacional
Dates: September 1981
Venue: Convento de San Agustín
Location: Almagro, Spain

La hija del aire (Roberto Guicciardini)

Director: Roberto Guicciardini
Production company: Teatro Stabile di Palermo
Dates: July 1997
Venue: Claustro de los Dominicos
Location: Almagro, Spain

La hija del aire (Mónica Raya)

Director: Mónica Raya
Production company: Compañía de Repertorio de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Dates: February 2003
Venue: Chamizal National Memorial Theater
Location: United States
Critical response

See Lauer 2003 and 2004

  • Lauer, A. Robert. 2003. ‘La hija del aire de Mónica Raya: El teatro sin limites’, Universitarios, 35, 54-8 (in Spanish)

  • Lauer, A. Robert. 2004. ‘La puesta en escena de La hija del aire, de Calderón, en El Chamizal National Memorial (2003)’, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispanicos, 29, 1, 201-11 (in Spanish)

La hija del aire (Jorge Lavelli)

Director: Jorge Lavelli
Production company: Teatro San Martín
Dates: January 2005
Venue: Teatro Español
Location: Madrid, Spain

Productions in English

Daughter of the Air (Jonquil Panting)

Director: Jonquil Panting
Based on translation: Daughter of the Air by Sarah Woods
Production company: Royal Shakespeare Company and BBC Radio 3
Dates: 8 October 2004
Venue: The Swan Theatre
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Further information

The play was broadcast on BBC Radio 3, 21-11-2004, 8pm. Before that it was performed as a staged reading at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 8-10-2004, 7:30pm. The composer of the music was Anders Södergren.

Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. Last updated on 24 February 2011.

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