La sirena varada is a Spanish play by Alejandro Casona written in 1934 during his stay in Valle de Arán.[1] It is about a mermaid who falls in love with a man named Ricardo.[2]

La sirena varada
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Written byAlejandro Casona
Date premiered17 March 1934
Place premieredTeatro Español
Original languageSpanish

It was released at Teatro Español in Madrid in the night of 17 March 1934, which was directed by Margarita Xirgu and Enrique Borrás and it got good reviews.[3] Main characters were portrayed by Margarida Xirgu as Sirena, Enrique Borrás as Samy, Pedro López Lagar as Ricardo, Alberto Contreras as Don Florín, Fernando Aguirre Rodil as Fantasma and Enrique Guitart as Don Joaquín.[4]

In 1934 it received the Premio Lope de Vega at Ayuntamiento de Madrid for best play of the year.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Castellano, Juan R. (February 1942). "Alejandro Casona-Expatriado Español". Hispania. American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. 25 (1): 49-54. doi:10.2307/332023. JSTOR 332023.
  2. ^ Monge Arévalo, Marco Antonio (14 March 2007). "La sirena varada". La Jornada da Guerrero (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 November 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  3. ^ Allusa, Guía de ocio (23 March 2003). "Escritores: Centenario del autor: Alejandro Casona". usuarios.lycos.es (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 24 October 2008. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  4. ^ Rius Xirgu, Margarita. "55. Alejandro Casona" (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 May 2011.
  5. ^ M.E. "Alejandro Casona". epdlp (in Spanish). Retrieved 21 May 2019.