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Contemporary Spanish theater: Seven one-act plays (The Scribner Spanish series) Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

Contemporary Spanish Theatre Groups The end of the dictatorship and the start of the democracy was also a time when a variety of new, independent theatre companies appeared. Els Joglars, La Cuadra, Teatre Lliure, and Comediants, all worked hard to produce a new peculiar form of Spanish theatre.

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