Festival Beckett Buenos Aires

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The Festival Beckett Buenos Aires was created in 2006, celebrating the 100th anniversary of birth of Samuel Beckett. This 3rd edition of the festival, sponsored by the Irish Embassy, will present plays by and based on the famous Irish playwright, films and dancing shows by national and international groups, in the Centro Cultural Borges, from September 7, 2008.

Program:

Sunday 7
7. 30 PM …si un día FELIZ…
By Florencia Suarez Bignoli.
Based on some Beckett's texts, this group recreates his atmosphere with three female characters.

Friday 12
10.30 PM. Final de Partida
By Samuel Beckett
GRUPO DE TEATRO NO TEATRAL presents an innovative production of this classic play.

Sunday 14
7.30 PM. Obra Inversa + Cortos cinematográficos
By Samuel Beckett and Argentine directors.
Together with Obra Inversa, a music group with influences from the antique, popular and contemporary music, there will be screenings of Film, directed by Samuel Beckett, starring Buster Keaton, and short films written and produced in Argentina inspired in the work of Beckett.

Saturday 20
10.30 PM. Mirá lo que hay que escuchar
The company BECKETT IMPROMPTU presents a show inspired in the works "Not I" and "Play", written by Samuel Beckett.
With direction of Patricio Orozco, the show is based on the voices and sounds that inhabited Argentina since 1806 up to the present.

Sunday 21
7.30 PM. Mirá lo que hay que escuchar

Friday 26
10.30 PM. Trika Fopte + 13 Días (Spain)
TRIKA FOPTE presents an interesting theatrical game, in which the espectator must excercise his maximum attention capacity, due to the dramatic use of space and language, deformed to become a new one.m By the gruop “Vuelve en Julio”
The company 13 Días (Spain) combines fine arts with performing arts.

Saturday 27
10.30 PM. Happy Days (London)
By Samuel Beckett
This play is presented in English.

Sunday 28
7.30 PM. Happy Days (London)

Location:
Centro Cultural Borges. Viamonte & San Martin, Galerias Pacifico, Buenos Aires

Tickets:
Selling point: Centro Cultural Borges, Galerías Pacífico. Viamonte & San Martín.
Phone: 0054 (11) 5555-5359
Hours:
Mondays through Saturdays 10.00 am to 09.00 pm
Sundays 12:00 noon to 09.00 pm
Fees:
Entrance: AR$ 20,00.-
Pensioners: $ 15,00.-

More information: Festival Beckett Buenos Aires official website.

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