Nuevo Siglo Drama Festival

Actors in costumes on stage
Actors perform a piece by Cervantes in the 2016 Siglo de Oro Drama Festival

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Since its beginning at Chamizal National Memorial in the spring of 1976 as a singular event to celebrate the United States Bicentennial, the Siglo de Oro Drama Festival attained local popularity and an international reputation for presenting quality presentations from Spain's Golden Age by theatrical groups from all over the world.

This year, Chamizal National Memorial is reflecting its own history and purpose by giving the drama festival a new direction as the Nuevo Siglo Drama Festival. In addition to offering the expected Spanish Golden Age classics, we are happy to introduce works related to Chicano history and contemporary Latino and border themes. As a park established for the purpose of celebrating and fostering friendship with Mexico, we are pleased to offer performances from both U.S. and Mexican theater companies that share current issues and provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding.

Current Festival Information

Find out when the 2018 Nuevo Siglo Drama Festival will take place. Learn about the theater companies and productions, how to get tickets, and other relevant information.

Archive of Prior Festivals

To see the schedules, performances, artwork and other information for previous Siglo de Oro Drama Festivals, follow the links to the year of your interest.

2017
2016
2015

Last updated: February 14, 2018

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