“Stage preview: Quantum leaps to the Spanish Golden Age”

By August 4, 2016Peribanez, Q Blog

“While Shakespeare was wowing the Brits in England in the late 16th and early 17th century, down south a ways in Spain, it was all about Lope de Vega.

The prolific writer of the Spanish Golden Age lived 20 years longer than the Bard, to the ripe old age of 73, and he seemingly didn’t waste a moment of it. The poet and playwright lived a colorful life and is said to have written as many as 1,800 plays while perfecting the comedia, a genre that combines comedy and drama….”

by Sharon Eberson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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