Peky Andino

Peky Andino

Peky Andino Moscoso is an Ecuadorian playwright, a screenwriter, television director, actor and poet. He was born in Quito, Ecuador on September 19, 1962. Andino’s plays have won several awards, such as the Joaquín Gallegos Lara Prize (2006 and 2011), the National Prize of the Arts, and the Otto Castillo Prize for Experimental and Political Theater. As an actor, he has appeared in Sebastián Cordero’s film “Ratas, ratones, rateros” (1999) and Fernando Mieles’s film “Prometeo deportado” (2011). He has been a screenwriter and director of various TV shows. He is the creator and lead director of the telenovela “Sharon La Hechicera” (2018). Among his best known theatrical pieces is the play Medea llama por cobrar (2006), in which he recreates the drama of Ecuadorian families who had to emigrate during the economic crisis of 1999 through a plot with multiple parallels to Euripides’ Greek tragedy Medea. In 2014 he published his first book of poetry Moscas de plata.

Peky Andino interviewed about the Ecuadorian theater

Circa 2013

Peky Andino speaks about the characters in “Sharon”

Circa 2018

Works

  • Medea llama por cobrar (2006), play
  • Las comedias de la muerte (2011), play
  • Moscas de plata (2014), poetry

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