One of Latin America’s most important and prolific writers, Griselda Gambaro has Information for Foreigners is a drama of disappearance, an experimental. Griselda Gambaro’s Information for Foreigners might be one of the most deeply engaging plays I have read so far and it generated in me many. “Life here is surreal” is the idea that pervades every conversation with Griselda Gambaro, according to Marguerite Feitlowitz, who interviewed.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Quotes from Information for F One recurring theme is the desaparecidos and the attempts to recover their bodies and memorialize them. The music ends and the screen is lowered.

They take him behind the screen and tie him to the table. Email required Address never made public. The group enters to see the girl from scenes 3,7, and 8, is lying on the floor shot next to the pistol in her hand.

Information for Foreigners

It is a promenade style site-specific theatre piece, in which the audience is led on a tour through a large house by a character known as a guide. Scene 1 The group enters a dark room.


These are amazing plays that Americans need to read more gabmaro. The guide then leads the group into a catacomb and finds a body under a piece of canvas.

This confusion and confinement of action is vividly reminiscent of the Argentine history, and places the audience right in the core of the predicament. May 03, Kobi rated it liked it.

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She lives in Washington, D. These informztion are gutsy and grotesque, and deserve more attention. The police come to clean up and find the shoe.

The usher insults the girl in wet clothing and complains that there is not any art on the walls as he expected.

By using this site, you agree to the Informatiob of Use and Privacy Policy. Maybe, some day, I will complete that paper and find a place to present it.

Information for Foreigners: Three Plays by Griselda Gambaro

He says hello to the man in the box then closes it again. Three Plays Griselda Gambaro Limited preview – Frankie says read this!!! One of Latin America’s most important and prolific writers, Griselda Gambaro has focused on the dynamics of repression, complicity, and violence–specifically, the terror of ingormation regimes and their devastating effects on the moral framework of society.


I wish to see it staged one day. Other editions – View all Information for Foreigners: The voice rudely denies the guide’s request to enter with a group. Afterward a man who appears to be an audience member walks up to her and covers her mouth killing her.

With a tumultuous political history, Argentina still retains echoes of its wars, military coups, rigged elections, fascism and secret services. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I don’t think this is the edition I read of Gambaro’s play back then, but it will have to do in order to make the record gammbaro in GoodReads.

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The collection also includes The Walls and Antigona Furiosa. Chrissy rated it really liked it Mar 16, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

While theater in itself is not torture, its aim is to let the spectator experience pain, but from a distanced perspective, so that it can be understood.