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On Now: El Loco y la Camisa

On Now: El Loco y la Camisa

María Agustina Pardini reviews ‘El Loco y la Camisa’, an original and realistic piece of independent theatre that digs into the murky secrets of a dysfunctional family in Buenos Aires.

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Shakespeare in the City

Shakespeare in the City

William Shakespeare may have written his works in English, but for the next week, Shakespeare is going to be porteño. Annie Bacher headed along to the opening of the annual Shakespeare Festival.

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On Now: Allende, Death of a President

On Now: Allende, Death of a President

On a new anniversary of the 1973 coup, Celina Andreassi talks to Jorge Booth, the actor playing late Chilean president Salvador Allende in this theatre play that goes through the last minutes of his life.

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An Existential Crisis Cocktail Party: The Nervy, Erratic ‘Salón de Fiestas’

An Existential Crisis Cocktail Party: The Nervy, Erratic ‘Salón de Fiestas’

Zachary Volkert heads along to the sublimely entertaining new play Salón de Fiestas, which combines a surreal structure with vibrant, chaotic action.

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A Play in Perpetual Motion

A Play in Perpetual Motion

Anna White-Nockleby speaks to US-born writer Paz Pardo about her experimental play ‘Movimiento perpetuo’, based on the emotional experience of moving to a new place.

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‘Caught in the Act’ Theatrical Bike Tour: Riding Through The History Books

‘Caught in the Act’ Theatrical Bike Tour: Riding Through The History Books

Theatre company teams up with Biking Buenos Aires to paint Argentine history in a new, interactive, and surprising light. George Nelson goes along for the ride.

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On Now: Teatro Shakespeare

On Now: Teatro Shakespeare

Chiara Gnoli channels her inner bard at the pop-up ‘Teatro Shakespeare’, a place where you can watch opera, theatre, tango and take part in improvisation, acting, and yoga classes.

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Tercer Cuerpo: Subtitled Fringe Theatre at Timbre 4

Tercer Cuerpo: Subtitled Fringe Theatre at Timbre 4

Timbre 4, a key player in the city’s alternative theatre scene, presents ‘Tercer Cuerpo’ (Third Wing), an original and enjoyable show with English subtitles, as part of its weekly ‘Theatre for Foreigners’ programme. Donal Anand-Shaw reviews.

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On Now: La Casa de Bernarda Alba

On Now: La Casa de Bernarda Alba

Cristina Trujillo reviews a special production of Federico García Lorca’s ‘La Casa de Bernarda Alba’ by Argentina’s first cooperative transsexual theatre company, giving the classic play an unprecedented and fresh perspective.

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Top 5 Argentine Stand Up Comics

Stand-up comedy is very new on the scene in Argentina. In Latin American in general, stand-up is just gaining popularity. “In the US, stand up has a tradition of 70 years, here it’s a tradition of ten years,” explains Gabriel Grosvald, stand up comedian, producer, and general comedy guru. Because it is so new, there […]

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