Sergi Belbel

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Sergi Belbel i Coslado (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsɛrʒi βəɫˈβɛɫ]) (1963–) is a Catalan-Spanish playwright, and as of 2005 the director of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya.


Born in Terrassa, Belbel's first play was Calidoscopios y faros de hoy in 1986. He became well known with his play Carícies ("Caresses") in 1992.[1] One year later he wrote Després de la pluja ("After the rain").[2] In 1994 he wrote "Morir" (A moment before...). Ventura Pons's film "Morir (o No)" (2000) was based on this play. The play Morir was staged for the first time in Greece by the company "stigmi" in 2003. In 2008 Morir was played by the theatrical team of Asoee. The play Soy fea was played by the theatrical group TADE in 2009 during the Just for your eyes festival of the Crete University.


For 1994's act "Morir":

  • Premio Borne de Theatro (1994)
  • Premio Nacional de Catedra Dramatica (1996)
  • Premio Nacional de Literatura Dramatica (1996)



  1. ^ "From Catalonia, in instalments". Melbourne: The Age. 5 August 2004. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "THEATER REVIEW; Big Brother Wants You To Quit Smoking". The New York Times. 8 June 1999. Retrieved 4 March 2010. [dead link]

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