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Ana María Ventura, witness to a century of the best theater, dies at 99 | Culture

Ana María Ventura as the mother of the spinsters in Doña Rosita la soltera (2004) by Federico García Lorca.Sergio Parra With the death of Ana María Ventura (Barcelona, ​​99 years old), one of the most beloved people in the performing profession disappears. And he was so not only because of his affectionate and endearing character, […]

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The Almagro theater festival celebrates the “indomitable” work of journalist Rosana Torres | Culture

Rosana Torres observes Almudena Grandes, during her speech of gratitude to the journalist of EL PAÍS in the tribute of the Almagro festival.Pablo Lorente One of the first adjectives to describe her was “untamed.” And the truth is that one of the many reasons why the Almagro Classic Theater Festival honored Rosana Torres, editor of […]

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Graham Vick, fascinating history of musical theater | Culture

Graham Vick, in Madrid, in 2014.Carlos Rosillo “The relationship between performance and audience is art … A work of art has no meaning until it is perceived and responded to, and its quality and value reside solely in that response.” In these few but effective words, Graham Vick (who died on Saturday, July 17 in […]

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Ariel Goldenberg, a sedentary nomad of European theater programming | Culture

Ariel Goldenberg (Buenos Aires 1951-Nimes 2021) died this Wednesday at the age of 70 at the General Hospital of Nimes (France), where he was living in retirement after a professional career that led him to be one of the most recognized managers of the international theater programming. Of Jewish origin, Romanian father and Polish mother, […]

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Nanni Moretti: “Going to a movie theater is part of my life. I don’t want to hear offers from platforms ”| Culture

Nanni Moretti poses for photographers on Monday morning in Cannes.Brynn Anderson / AP Fourth floor of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. On the terrace, a very large covered space although with a small exterior extension and with views of the sea, Nanni Moretti (Brunico, 67 years old) hides behind a screen while she waits […]

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The European avant-garde theater is reborn in Venice | Culture

The Spanish company Agrupación Señor Serrano received in 2015 the Silver Lion of the Venice Theater Biennale, which each year is awarded to creators who stand out for their innovation and experimentation in the field of performing arts. Only another Spaniard, Angélica Liddell, had previously won this prestigious award in 2013, which immediately triggers the […]

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Video | First look behind the scenes at the ‘Tosca’ of the Royal Theater | Culture

Carry out the production of a classic like Tosca more than a century after its premiere is a task that commands respect. Paco Azorín, stage director and set designer for this opera, approaches it “as if it were a new production”, although he has been working on it for the last ten years, since it […]

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The ‘bossa nova’ arrives at the musical theater | Culture

Girl from Ipanema, the song of bossa nova best known around the world, is the central theme of the musical show The song of Ipanema, which is presented as a celebration of the Brazilian music of the sixties. The story of how it was composed by Tom Jobim (music) and Vinícius de Moraes (lyrics) and […]

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The Colón Theater in Buenos Aires returns to light 15 months after the closure due to the pandemic | Culture

The Colon Theater in Buenos Aires this Tuesday lit the 552 bulbs of the majestic chandelier that crowns its main room. A team of 25 technicians lowered this 1,300 kilogram lamp, built in Europe at the end of the 19th century, to the height of the stalls for maintenance, as part of the set-up of […]

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Jan Fabre dedicates a show to the Central Theater of Seville as a gift for his 30th birthday | Culture

Stella Höttler, in a rehearsal for ‘Resurrexit Cassandra’, the monologue that Jan Fabre will premiere in Spanish at the Central Theater in Seville.So Bergmann After becoming this year an oasis in Europe for the avant-garde performing arts during the pandemic, the Central Theater of Seville is preparing to celebrate its 30th birthday next season in […]

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