From Cuba to Chicago: Pedro Páramo and Havana Blue

March 14, 2013

(Courtesy: Goodman Theatre)
Carlos Cruz (left) and Henry Godinez (right) in Pedro Páramo at the Goodman Theatre.

Listen to artists from River North Dance Chicago, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Goodman Theatre and Cuba’s Teatro Buendía as they discuss cross-border collaborations with dance, original music and theater that led to the world premiere productions of Havana Blue (music and dance) and Pedro Páramo (theater). Moderated by WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia.

Panelists include:
Raquel Carrió, Playwright, Cuba’s Teatro Buendía
Frank Chaves, Artistic Director, River North Dance Chicago
Orbert Davis, Artistic Director, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Henry Godinez, Resident Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre
Flora Lautén, Artistic Director, Cuba’s Teatro Buendía
**Note: This audio starts a few minutes into the discussion.
Recorded live on March 14, 2013 at Instituto Cervantes Chicago.