Nidia Telles (Uruguay): El País de las Maravillas

11. El país de las maravillas  - Alejandro Martinez, Nidia Telles

Venue: Rich Mix
Performed in Spanish with English surtitles
Duration: 75 minutes

Celebrated Uruguayan actress Nidia Telles and rising star Alejandro Martinez explore the theme of immigration in this critically acclaimed new play by Omar Varela.

Alicia’s son is visiting. At the end of his holidays, Alicia declares that she wants to go back to New York with him. But he has other plans, Uruguay is the home he longs to return to.

A heart-warming, funny and thought-provoking play that exposes the prejudices of Uruguayan society through the eyes of two characters constantly searching for a better life.

Nominated Best national playwright by Asociación de Críticos Teatrales del Uruguay (ACTU)

About Nidia Telles

Award-winning actress Nidia Telles is one of the leading lights of Uruguayan theatre with a repertoire including modern Uruguayan classics alongside major international work by Chekhov, Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw and Tennessee Williams.

Pre-Show talks: ‘From invisible to visible; a journey through changes in London’s Latin American community’ – Wednesday 2nd October at 6.15pm

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