(Andrew Gans's article appeared in Playbill, July 3, 2009.)
Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country Plays NYC's Lion Theatre Beginning July 3
The New York City premiere of Nilo Cruz's A Bicycle Country plays a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's The Lion Theatre beginning July 3.
Directed by Gil Ron, the production will officially open July 8 and play through July 25. Ricardo Riethmuller produces.
The cast comprises Luca Pierucci, Lorraine Rodriguez and Francisco Solorzano.
In A Bicycle Country, press notes state, "three Cubans, disillusioned with a crumbling revolution, are driven to risk all on a raft rocked by waves of hope and desperation."
(Selections from Nilo Cruz's work appear in One on One: The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century, One on One: The Best Men's Monologues for the 21st Century, and the upcoming Duo!: The Best Scenes for Two for the 21st Century.)