Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires 2016

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This new special edition of the Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires, on the year of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, will have a duration of two months, starting on Monday, February 23rd, 2016, sponsored by The British Council and the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. During these two months the public will be able to enjoy performances and free activities which honor the great William Shakespeare, with the aim of disseminating the author's classics and expand the cultural offer in the city of Buenos Aires.

Programming includes theatrical productions, workshops and special outdoor activities.

The Workshops and Conferences will provide professionals, students or Shakespeare enthusiasts with a space to research and deepen their knowledge of his works. All the workshops and conferences require advance registration through the Festival´s website.

The first theater play announced for the Festival is “Anthony Unbound”, with English actor George Irving and direction of Penny Cherns, on Saturday February 27, at 5 pm, at Paseo La Plaza, Sala Pablo Picasso. Av Corrientes 1660. Entry fee: AR$200 (in benefit of Fundacion Romeo). Tickets must be purchased in advance through the Festival´s website.

The Shakespearean Walks are aimed for the whole family and anyone interested in long walks. They are designed to know more about Shakespeare´s work, promote healthy lifestyle, and share a fun activity making new friends, while immersing in a theater play and enjoying the green spaces of the city. The first of these walks will be held on Sunday, February 28, at 10:30 am, starting from the Planetarium (main door). No previous registration required. 
The activity will be suspended in case of rain.

More activities for the following weeks will be announced on the Festival´s website.

For more information, day by day program, and online registrations visit Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires official website.

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