2017 A NEW MOON, A FULL MOON! 2018




Can we count on your help in raising

$5,000 so we can tap a generous

$5,000 matching grant from the

Cafritz Foundation?

Raised to date: $4,320

$680 away from our $5,000 goal

XXVI Maratón

de la Poesía

26th Poetry Marathon

"La Pluma y la Palabra"

In Spanish only


Friday, June 8, 2018 (1:30pm-3:30pm)

at the Library of Congress

Mary Pickford Theater  -  3rd Floor, James Madison Building

Independence Ave. & 1st Street, SE, Washington, DC

(Capitol South Metro Station – ‘Orange’ and ‘Blue’ Lines)


Saturday, June 9, 2018 (2pm-8pm)

at Casa de la Luna

4020 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20011

(Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro Station - ‘Green & ‘Yellow Lines)

Free Street Parking

Free Admission (Donations gratefully accepted)

In this "celebration of words," our guest renowned Spanish-language poets are accompanied by audience members of all ages who recite, read or interpret their own work or that of well-known poets.

If you would like to share your own poetry in Spanish with the audience, or read your favorite poem, please send it by fax at 202-291-2357 or email: info@teatrodelaluna.org by May 31 (space is limited.)


This year’s marathon includes readings by guest poets:


Colombia: Carlos Velásquez Torres

El Salvador: Jorge Galán

Spain: Pedro Larrea

México: Manuel Iris

Nicaragua: Milagros Terán

Dominican Republic: Plinio Chahín


● Free Admission (Donations gratefully accepted)

● Street parking   ● Book show and sale   ● Cafeteria

INFO/RESV.:  202-882-6227 / 703-548-3092

Summer Bilingual

Theater Workshops

for children 6 - 11 years old

at  Casa de la Luna

4020 Georgia Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20011

(Georgia Ave/Petworth

Metro Station - ?Green? Line)

Have you ever dreamed of acting? Would you like to be on the stage? Are you interested in singing, making puppets and acting? Then come have fun with us at Teatro de la Luna!

Weekly Series

June 18 - 22   ●   June 25 - 29

July 9 - 13   ●  July 16 - 20   ●   July 23 - 27

July 30 - Agosto 3   ●   Agosto 6 - 10   ●   Agosto 13 - 17

Morning Session: 8am-12pm

Afternoon Session: 1pm-5pm

All day Session: 8am-5pm

Cost: $225 per week

Full Day session  ●  8am - 5pm

Cost: $400 per week


Teatro de la Luna’s Experience Theater Program through its Traveling Theater is available to tour to area schools, community centers, children’s centers and libraries with:

Aprendiendo Juntos

Siempre Amigos

Drop In, Not Out

Buddies not Bullies


Sanos y Contentos

Itsy - Bitsy

Happy and Healthy

Traveling Theater Performances Available. Call for more information or to schedule a performance.

NBC4 de Washington, DC

Teatro de la Luna

"Working for the Community Awards"

Video: Stephen Kaiser #Working4You

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