US Premiere Ines de Castro Opens at NY's Connelly Sept. 11

News   US Premiere Ines de Castro Opens at NY's Connelly Sept. 11 Ines de Castro, the U.S. premiere of John Clifford's multi-media piece,opens at the Connelly Theatre Sept.11. Performances began Sept. 8 for a run through Oct.3. Nathan George directs.

Ines de Castro, the U.S. premiere of John Clifford's multi-media piece,opens at the Connelly Theatre Sept.11. Performances began Sept. 8 for a run through Oct.3. Nathan George directs.

Using a combination of film and theatre, with an original score, Ines tells of a couple struggling to maintain their love for one another through the racial and political war that rages around them. Clifford's translation of de la Barca's Life is a Dream, a production of the Royal Lyceum Theatre, will run Oct. 12-17 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Starring are Susan Matus, Michael Irby, Christopher Gonzalez Denzer, Migdalia Jimenez, Lorree True and Phil Valentine.

A special benefit performance of Ines will be held Sept. 16. Partial proceeds will go to War Child USA, a relief organization that services innocent victims of war.

Tickets are $20 for all performances. For more information, call (212) 465 7233. The Connelly Theatre is located at 220 E. 4th Street between Avenues A and B. -- By Christine Ehren