Theatre503 · 23 JAN - 16 FEB

“Everyone in Cuzco wants to sell some mystery“


In a bid to save their relationship a Spanish couple travel to Cuzco – conquistador stronghold, Inca city of the puma and tourist paradise. But as the altitude sickness, pisco sours and layers of history take hold, they realise their journey has only just begun.

Set along the Inca Trail, this is a sharply contemporary portrait of a couple who become increasingly lost to one another, haunted by their own desires and the ghosts of their colonial past.

Kate O’Connor (Frozen Light, Researcher ‘Minefield’, JMK Finalist) directs the UK premiere of one of Spain’s most acclaimed young playwrights. Translated by William Gregory (Royal Court, Gate), this production emerged from the work of Out of the Wings collective, based at King’s College London.

Critic reviews

It’s an odd, intriguing play that, while being distinctly Spanish, shows Rodríguez understands the crisis that commonly hits couples when uprooted from their natural habitat

The Guardian

Emotionally underpowered production of a cerebral but undramatic play

The Stage

A couple catastrophically fall out on a backpacking trip through Peru in this spiky fringe drama

Time Out

Whilst richly poetic and with some wonderful performances, Curzo’s intensity makes this a difficult show to engage with

Everything Theatre

Less pisco sours and more April showers, this show explores the blurry line between love and hate, life and death, joy and pain, in a land far away from home

A Younger Theatre

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 23 Jan - Sat 16 Feb, 12pm, 3pm & 7.30pm


The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Rd SW11 3BW London, UK · Get Directions
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