Caridad Svich


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Drama, Full-length

What kind of future will you have living in these here United States? Remember when you were eleven years old and you had a bike, one that made you dream about a world bigger than the one in which you live? This is that memory. Except it is now. This is the first play in the AMERICAN PSALM seven-play cycle.


A play for one performer...or two, three or more.

Production Notes

The play was developed at The Lark and New Dramatists in New York City, and at Chaskis Theatre in London.


Caridad Svich

[I'm a] a playwright, songwriter, editor and translator living between many cultures, including inherited ones, the idea of departure has always been not only an actual or metaphorical basis for writing the work, but also an idea made manifest through the enactment of writing, its performance, and my living of it. Born in the US of Cuban-Argentine-Spanish-Croatian parents, I have felt in a strange kind of exile even while growing up as an “American.” This sense of... [FULL BIO]


TCG/American Theatre Feature on RED BIKE Performance Installation

Taking It to the Streets on a ‘Red Bike’

October 28, 2021

"Staged within a D.C. neighborhood block party, Pan Underground’s production of Caridad Svich’s play is designed connect local community members... [READ THE ARTICLE at AMERICAN THEATRE]