The Love of the Fireflies

The love of the fireflies

©José Jorge Carreón

by Los Guggenheim (Mexico)

An irreverent comedy drawing inspiration from American road movies, Russian literature and Greek chorus by one of Mexico’s most acclaimed writer-directors.

When Maria leaves home, a bizarre series of events turns her life upside down. Discovering that she has an evil doppelganger who is getting together with her ex, Maria must return to journey across Mexico and win back the love of her life.

A surreal and heartfelt new work by Alejandro Ricańo, performed by vibrant young Mexican ensemble Los Guggenheim.

**** ‘One of the most accomplished playwrights currently on the Mexican scene’ Time Out Mexico

In Spanish with English surtitles

Supported by Conaculta, UK Mexico Dual Year & Anglo Arts

Show times:

Tuesday 6th October 7.45pm + Q&A Wednesday 7th October 7.45pm

More information:

Venue: The Pit, Barbican
Language: In Spanish with English surtitles
Duration: 90 minutes / no interval