SPAIN arts & culture together with Schauspielhaus Graz
Playwright: Paco Bezerra
Play title: @Hotmigrants
In lieu of a Spanish theatre, Paco Bezerra has been commissioned by SPAIN arts & culture, a program organized by the Embassy of Spain’s Cultural Office in Washington, D.C. together with the Spain-USA Foundation. Bezerra’s play will be performed and filmed in conjunction with Schauspielhaus Graz in Austria. Although Bezerra writes in Spanish, the Schauspielhaus Graz will have the chance to produce his short play with Spanish-speaking actresses in their ensemble and a native Spanish-speaking director associated with the theatre.
Play Synopsis: A mother and daughter argue over schoolwork and a popular new Instagram account that features photos of attractive refugees. Their debate takes a turn towards the unusual when both the mother and the daughter each reveal that they know more than they previously let on.