Theatre

Famed for the excellence and innovation that it attracts, The London International Mime festival brings 17 companies specialising in everything from puppetry, physical and circus theatre, live art, mask, movement and object theatre, to five venues across London. Among them is the notable Spanish...
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Gabriela Garcia, the Mexican actress currently starring in the London musical In The Heights talks theatre, tacos and Trump with Elizabeth Mistry
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Bringing real life British and Argentine veterans of the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas War to the stages of London and Brighton, Lola Arias is soon to create a ground-breaking theatrical experience. Latinolife talks exclusively to this talented young Argentine theatre director about bringing such a...
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For someone who has the knack of appearing everywhere in musical theatre, you could say there is something ghost like about Geronimo Rauch, London’s Phantom of the Opera. If not that, this Argentine has so obviously taken life by the cojones, since the day he entered into Argentina’s version of Pop...
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The Legendary Blue Demon Junior is heading back to London to thrill Lucha Libre fans for one night only in spectacular fashion under the dome of the Royal Albert Hall, 30 years to the day, he tells Elizabeth Mistry, since his professional debut on 11 July 1985 in Tijuana alongside his father the...
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The CASA Festival remains the only theatre event dedicated to bringing Latin theatre to the UK. Now in it 5th year, this week the festival embarks on its usual ambitious feat of 45 events, seducing an eclectic London audience with a wide selection of authentic pieces and companies straight from...
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Ever since she was six years old Lisbon-born Madalena Alberto dreamed of being an actress. Like Eva Perón, her character in Evita, which returns to the London stage next month, Madalena was strong-willed and persistent young girl who never stopped until her name was in lights. But who is Portuguese...
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Writer-performer Tamsin Clarke fell so in love with the story of Manuelita Saenz, the 19th century Ecuadorian revolutionary, sometime spy and lover of Simon Bolívar that she decided to write a show about her. Here she recounts her love affair with the 19th century proto-feminist, now a hero of the...
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Ecuador's leading theatre company Malayerba was founded in Quito in 1979 by Arístides Vargas, Susana Pautasso and María del Rosario Francés. During the CASA Festival 2013 they once again delighted the British audience with their extraordinary play titled “Instrucciones para abrazar el aire” or...
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CASA Latin American Theatre Festival is a voluntary organization that brings the best Latin American theatre to the UK audience and engages with the Latin American community through theatre. From a humble festival performed in a London crypt it blossomed into a splendid event - the winner of LUKAS...
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Manolo Alcántara is one of the directors of Folds, the award-winning, paper-inspired play, combining circus-skills with live music, that visits the Southbank Centre from the 17th of December. Miriam Muñoyerro meets Spain's circus maverick.
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In Madame Butterfly, the One Man Opera, the butterfly takes flight one more time as the abandoned son goes looking for his father in the US. Mexican born Ignacio Jarquin, who himself metamorphosised from Opera conductor to singer, describes the thinking behind his amazing and original show that...
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A selection by Daniel Goldman, Artistic Director of CASA Latin American Theatre Festival
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