The theater takes him from the great Chekhov to psychedelic rock – El Tiempo

El Oso, produced by El Anhelo del Salmon.

‘The Bear’ from El Anhelo del Salmon’

Fabián Copete and Aida Morales star in “El oso”, the play by Anton Chejov interpreted by the species El Anhelo del Salmón in La Maldita Vanidad.

Adapted to the Colombian language, it tells the story of a man who arrives at a widow’s house to collect a debt from her deceased husband. The two, engrossed in the jewel of an unresolved debt from the late husband, face a duel. There are shouts and insults, and in the midst of anger passion arises. It is visible from June 9 to 11 at 8:00 p.m. and June 12 at 6:30 p.m.

The species even has “aftereffects”; a romantic comedy by Lanford Wilson starring the story of Matt Friedman, an accountant who extends the introduction of Sally Talley, an aging southern belle, next to a river. From June 15 to 18 at 8:00 p.m. Carrera 19 n° 45A-17, Bogotá. Tickets: 38,000 pesos.

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‘exquisite ashes’

The suicide of South African photojournalist Kevin Carter on July 27, 1994 is the origin of Exquisite Corpse.

Plagued by criticism, Carter began to suffer from depression. Her “hanging” came after she won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Photography for the image of a starving schoolgirl in Sudan. The little boy was chased by a fan and Carter questioned for not helping her and not knowing where she was when people who saw the posted image wanted to send the little girl a ticket, which turned out to be a toddler and died 14 years later. .

Directed and interpreted by Pedro Miguel Rozo, this temporary theater show is presented until June 11 at the Casa del Teatro Doméstico, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Cra. 20 nº 37-54, Bogotá. Cards:

‘Bernardas’, at Cima Latina

Directed by Orlando Cajamarca Castro and Adriana Gonzalías and with texts selected by Alfredo Valderrama, the Cima Latina Theater in Cali presents Bernardas on Saturdays in June at 7:30 p.m.

This daring translation of La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca shows “the conflicts of a decadent and repressive model close in Spanish society at a time” in which the daughters of Bernarda Alba are desperate and even want the crime.

On Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. there is a division of El quijotiz de la Mancha, a related show directed by Alfredo Valderrama. Tales, music, puppets, masks, clowns and gestures combine to tell the life of Miguel de Cervantes.

Calle 4 Oeste 35-30, Tejares de San Fernando neighborhood. Reports:

“Rituals” at the Maduro Julio Mario Santo Domingo Theater
“Rituales” is a work that mixes contemporary dance with the music of the Wu Tang Clan and psychedelic rock.

Performed by eight dancers, under the direction and choreography of Englishwoman Sarah Storer, artistic director of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo theater dance company, and Colombian Lobadys Pérez, it has two chapters: The Eighth Ceremony and Crystal Ceremony, which reflects religious beliefs. , toxic affection and the mysteries of the aesthetic expressions of art.

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An enigmatic species in image leads the viewer to see the violence of many human relationships.

June 8, 8 p.m. Teatro Maduro. 170 Street No. 67-51, Bogota. Tickets:

“I am not psychotic”

The day Vault of Heaven comes home after making the purchase and finds her spouse in bed with another woman, she makes a bold decision: not to get angry or fight.

She goes to the kitchen and prepares a meal for the three of them. “She is crazy”, say the husband and his passionate. And the same is repeated by Vault of Heaven’s friends and relatives in the following days as she tells them the story.

“Yo (no) soy loca” is a monologue performed by Marcela Valencia and written by Fabio Rubiano, both founders of Teatro Petra, based on true stories of women accused of being crazy simply because they are different.

Until June 11 from Wednesday to Saturday at 8:00 p.m. at the Petra Theater. Race 15 at No. 39-39, Bogotá. Tickets: 45,000 pesos. For more information visit

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