The Proof of the Promise

By Juan Luiz de Alarcón
World Premiere Rhyming Verse Translation by Dakin Matthews
In Phoenix at the Playhouse on the Park
Directed by Anne McNaughton

A sorcerer, his marriageable daughter, rival suitors, a deadly family feud, and a little theatrical magic — the stage is set for a surprising and hilarious comedy from the seventeenth century “Mexican Molière”, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón. Don’t miss this world premiere in English of Dakin Matthews’ new rhyming verse translation from Los Angeles’s acclaimed Antaeus Theatre Company.

Creative Team

Producer: Terry Evans
Executive Producers for Antaeus: Dakin Matthews and John Apicella
Music Composed and Performed by: Carl Smith
Lighting Design: Peter Strauss2002-03-03
Choreography: Rhonda Aldrich
Character Masks by: Wendy Gough
Mask Coach: John Achorn
Stage Manager: Edward Ilsen




    Team B

  • Lucia
    Rhonda Aldrich
  • Lucia
    Amy Tolsky
  • Don Enrique de Vargas
    Scott Allegrucci
  • Tristán
    John Apicella
  • Chacón
    Terry Evans
  • Blanca
    Jennifer Gatti
  • Blanca
    Karen Stone
  • Don Illán
    Dakin Matthews
  • Don Juan de Ribera
    Bill Mendieta
  • Don Illán
    Bert Rosario
  • Musician
    Carl Smith