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On Now: Four ‘Off-Corrientes’ Plays To Catch in Buenos Aires

On Now: Four ‘Off-Corrientes’ Plays To Catch in Buenos Aires

Theatre writer María Agustina Pardini introduces some of the top plays currently showing in alternative venues around Buenos Aires.

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The Indy Eye: Polo Circo 2015

The Indy Eye: Polo Circo 2015

Indy photographers Michalina Kowol and Katie McCutcheon share photos from the 7th Buenos Aires Polo Circo festival, which runs until 17th May.

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The Many Sides to Circus in Buenos Aires

The Many Sides to Circus in Buenos Aires

As the annual Buenos Aires Polo Circo festival gets underway, Annie Bacher digs beneath the surface of the city’s circus scene.

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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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