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NY’s Castillo Theatre Presents a multi-media production: “Even Under Bitterness,” w. Sohrab on sax

Otto Rene CastilloNY’s Castillo Theatre presents the American premiere of Even Under Bitterness being directed by the Munich-based theatre artist, Hans Melzer. Even Under Bitterness is an avant-garde, multi-media performance made up of poems written by our namesake, the Guatemalan poet and activist, Otto René Castillo.

Even Under Bitterness will be performed in English and German featuring German actress, Gabi Heller, and two Castillo actresses: Madelyn Chapman and Olivia Luna. The poems will be accompanied by improvised live music along with video projections.

The musicians are: Michael Armann (music director, piano), David Belmont (dobro and percussion) & Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (sax, percussion & voice)

Even Under Bitterness opens at the Castillo Theatre on May 6 and runs through May 15 – only six shows of this American premiere! Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. Sunday, May 8 at 2:00 PM. Sunday, May 15 at 4:30 PM after the Otto René Castillo Awards for Political Theatre.

Tickets are $35, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students. Group rates are available. Tickets can be purchased through the Castillo Box Office at 212-941-1234 or online at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/2912/1462075200000.