Antaeus Archive:

2002 Season

Proof of the Promise

January 31 – March 3, 2002

Written by: Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, World Premiere Rhyming Verse Translation by Dakin Matthews
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.

ADVISORY

Recommended for Ages 16+

CAST

LUCIA: Rhonda Aldrich, Amy Tolsky
DON ENRIQUE DE VARGAS: Scott Allegrucci
TRISTÁN: John Apicella
CHACÓN: Terry Evans
BLANCA: Jennifer Gatti, Karen Stone
DON ILLÁN: Dakin Matthews, Bert Rosario
DON JUAN DE RIBERA: Bill Mendieta
MUSICIAN: Carl Smith


*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. This production is presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Los Angeles Membership Company Rule

Production 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

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