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Lo fingido verdadero (c.1608), Lope de Vega Carpio

Productions in English

The Great Pretenders (Laurence Boswell)

Director: Laurence Boswell
Based on translation: The Great Pretenders (1992) by David Johnston
Dates: 6 November 1991
Venue: Old Town Hall
Location: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Further information

Also ran at the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, 1991

Pretending Made True (Kevin Wetmore)

Director: Kevin Wetmore
Based on translation: Pretending Made True by Antonia Petro
Dates: 2008
Venue: Loyola Marymount University
Location: United States
Critical response

From the Wiki below: “the compelling translation included some sections in Spanglish and the intriguing production employed various contemporary design elements echoing the Iraq War”

Also, there is a sample of the translation on this Wiki.

Wiki on Spanish Golden Age Plays[accessed May 2010]

Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. Last updated on 4 October 2010.

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