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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Edinburgh Festivals, May Luck Be With You by Antonio Hernández Nieto

Edinburgh in August is a kind of Mecca for theatergoers around the world. It is due to its International Festival and the Fringe that spread theater all around the city. Almost any place cou…

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Monday, June 27, 2022

“Borderland, maldita cabeza,” Mental Health Debate Enters into the Limits of a New Opera by Antonio Hernández Nieto

A contemporary opera has conquered one of the oldest and prettiest theaters in Spain. It is titled Borderland, maldita cabeza (Borderland, damned head) by Marta Eguilior, the librettist, sta…

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

“Abril imaginario”: One Step Beyond Immersive and Collaborative Theater by Antonio Hernández Nieto

It is the second time that Los números imaginarios (The imaginary numbers), a Spanish company of collaborative and immersive theater, call for artistic residencies. Six projects have been s…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

An Argentinian Summer Theater Festival in Wintertime Madrid by Antonio Hernández Nieto

February is summer in Argentina, and most Argentinian theaters and companies are on holiday. However, it is wintertime in Madrid and theaters are open. Consequently, it is the best moment fo…

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

“Divina invención” Love by Lope de Vega and by Sergio Blanco by Antonio Hernández Nieto

The Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico (CNTC) in Spain is asking different contemporary playwrights to confront Spanish Golden Age authors, with Sergio Blanco the most recent. He was cha…

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

“La realidad”, Or How to Build Fake News by Antonio Hernández Nieto

The premiere of La realidad, the new play by Darío Facal and Pedro Cantalejo, was in March at the Corral de Comedias, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), one of the oldest and most beautiful theat…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

“Black Dove” – Chekhov in Mexico by Antonio Hernández Nieto

The world premiere of Paloma Negra (Black Dove) by Alberto Conejero at the Theatre of the Canal last February was greeted with great anticipation. Conejero, who is the playwright and directo…

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Saturday, January 9, 2021

Surge Madrid 2020: The Nonstop Alternative Theatre Festival by Antonio Hernández Nieto

Surge Madrid is a performing arts festival that usually takes place in May. However, this year it was re-scheduled to October due to the lockdown. Focusing on alternative theatre, the festiv…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

#TeatroConfinado: Spanish Theater’s Answer to the Pandemic by Antonio Hernández Nieto

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed theaters around the world, including New York’s Broadway and London’s West End, Buenos Aires’ Calle Corrientes, and Gran Vía in Madrid. The theater se…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Milo Rau: A Controversial Stage Director Visits Madrid by Antonio Hernández Nieto

When Milo Rau arrives in a city, he attracts the attention of theater journalists, professionals, and theatergoers who follow the latest trends. This is definitely the case with his recent v…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Festival Místicas: How to Perform Ancient Religious Texts in the 21st Century by Antonio Hernández Nieto

It is autumn in Madrid, Spain. A small group of theatergoers has arrived at  Zapadores, a new art space. It is on the outskirts, close to a railway, far from any inhabited places apart from…

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