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Los Columpios (The Swings), by Catalan playwright Roger Simeon, full production at the IATI Theater in New York

Performing.  New York,  06/11/2015

A play about a man and a woman who meet up in a playground and discuss random topics and issues in order to avoid doing what they are supposed to do: talk about themselves. 


I’m not afraid of what you can do to me, but of what you can tell me.

Written by Roger Simeon

Directed by Julián J. Mesri

AD & SM: Alejandra Maldonado



Friday, November 6, 2015 at 8:00pm (preview)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8:00pm

Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 3:00pm

Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:00pm

Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8:00pm

Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8:00pm

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 3:00pm

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 8:00pm

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:00pm

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:00pm

Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3:00pm

Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 8:00pm

Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 3:00pm


Language: Spanish with English Supertitles

Location: IATI Theater (64 E. 4th St. NYC 10003)


Roger Simeon, writer and playwright with plays premiered in Barcelona (‘Tu i Jo’, ‘Els convidats‘), London (‘You and Me‘, ‘Angeleta & Etelvina’) and New York (‘Los columpios‘, The Kitchen).

After winning several literary contests with his short stories (Premi Districte V, Premi Frederica Montseny, Premi Cercamón…) in 2010, Simeon wins the playwrighting contest Premi Boira with his play ‘Tu i Jo’. The following year he premieres a version of this play directed by himself at Institut del Teatre de Vic (Barcelona) and since then the theatre productions and awards have not ceased.

More info.

IATI Theater

64 E. 4th St. NYC

Full schedule and tix: here

Sponsors of IRL projects

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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