MARTA BUCHACA

MARTA BUCHACA (Barcelona, 1979). She holds a degree in Humanities from the UAB. She trained as a playwright at the Centre d’Études Théâtrales in Louvain-la-Neuve (Bèlgica) and at the Obrador de la Sala Beckett (Barcelona).

 

Her first play was L’olor sota la pell (5th Joaquim Bartrina Prize; Sala Beckett, 2007), after which she wrote Emergència (runner-up for the 3rd Fundació Romea Prize for Playwriting), En conserva (2007), Sorry (25th Ciutat d’Alcoi Theatre Prize, second place in the Marqués de Bradomín Prize 2007 and runner-up for the Max Prizes 2010; Sala Beckett, 2009). Girls Shouldn’t Play Soccer (Festival Grec and Versus Teatre, 2010 with productions in Croatia, Mexico, Cyprus and Greece). In 2010 she took part in the t6 project of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya, where she premiered A mi no em diguis amor (Festival Grec and Versus Teatre, 2010). In 2011 and 2012 she premiered L’any que ve serà millor, co-written with Carol López, Mercè Sarrias and Victoria Szpunberg (La Villarroel and Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid, winner of the Max Prize 2013 for Best Author in Catalan), Litus (SALAFlyhard/Teatre Lliure was nominated for the Butaca Prizes for Best Small-format Show and First Post-show Prize for Best Play in 2012) and Losers (La Villarroel, 2014). Her last play is Rita (2019) with which she has been awarded the Frederic Roda Theatre Prize.

CATALOGUE:

Marta Buchaca

TITLE

GENRE

MALE CHARACTERS

FEMALE CHARACTERS

La nit dels malsons

Cantata

1

1

Alícia al país de les meravelles (Adaptation)

Children’s musical

2

2

Summit

Comedy

1

1

Losers

Comedy

1

1

Litus

Tragicomedy

4

1

L’any que ve será millor

Comedy

 

4

A mi no em diguis amor

Comedy

5

4

Sorry

Social drama

4

2

Girls Shouldn’t Play Football

Thriller

1

2

Emergència

Comedy

 

4

L’olor sota la pell

Drama

3

1

En conserva

Drama

 

3

Rita

Tragicomedy

1

1

Playoff

Youth play 

 

7

Només una vegada

Drama

1

2