A Fight Against...
(Una Lucha Contra...)
by Pablo Manzi.
Translated by William Gregory.
09 Dec - 22 Jan, Royal Court Theatre.
“He said, ‘The day will come when they don’t cut our heads off in front of people.’ And I asked him, ‘Why?’ And he said, ‘Because we’ll cut them off ourselves.’”
A lecturer in Chile.
A study group in the USA.
A guard in the desert.
A hangman in Mexico.
A woman who won’t stop dancing in Peru.
Pablo Manzi’s darkly comic odyssey across the Americas explores whether violence brings us closer together and what it takes to make a community.
Developed on a residency at the Royal Court, A Fight Against…marks the English language debut of one of Chile’s most significant new voices.
Westminster libraries, talking with Chilean writer Andrea Jeftanovid and Frances Rddle, who is the English translator of her debut novel, "Theatre of War"
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