The American actress Meryl Streep, Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts 2023, has attended the performance in Gijón of a production with the most universal scenes of Spanish theater, represented by Asturian drama students. Streep has stated that the performances They have “awakened many things inside” and she seemed excited and moved.
The performer most nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe in history has been honored by 19 future actors who have taken to the stage of the Higher School of Dramatic Arts of the Principality of Asturias (ESAD), in Gijón.
Before Streep’s watchful eye, they have performed several texts from Bernarda Alba’s houseof Federico García Lorca; The life is dreamby Calderón de la Barca; Don Juan Tenorioby José Zorrilla, and The Knight of Olmedoby Lope de Vega.
Fragments of the playwright have also been interspersed Juan Mayorgawho last year received the Princess of Letters, and from Doña Rosita the singleone of the many works with which Núria Espert – winner in the Arts category in 2016 – has triumphed on stage.
Accompanied by her brother and the president of the Princess of Asturias Foundation, Ana Isabel Fernández, Streep has been very emotional when witnessing these scenes, and, on occasions, he has smiled huge smiles when the actors have winked at some of the films in which the chameleon-like performer has starred.