Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires 2014

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The fourth edition of the Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires will take place from Saturday 15 to Saturday 22 of February, 2014, sponsored by The British Council and the British Embassy in Buenos Aires. During those days 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 activities, all free of charge. 

The Workshops and Conferences will provide professionals, students or Shakespeare enthusiasts with a space to research and deepen their knowledge of his works:

Professor Stanley Wells, arguably one of the best experts in the life of William Shakespeare, will present a video conference about the true authorship of his texts.
Richard Twyman, an experimented Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and National Theatre director, will present the video conference "Shakespeare and his time".
There will be two opportunities to meet Julian Bowsher, director of the team of archaeologists that work in the excavations of mythical theaters like “The Globe” and “The Rose” in London.
Tas Emiabata, actor and professor of the Globe Theatre in Londres will offer the acting workshop "Introducing Shakespeare".

At The Medieval Village, that will be set at Plaza Republica de Chile (Av. del Libertador & Tagle), the public can time travel into the past and participate in activities typical of the era, such as: calligraphy workshops, fashion design, bow and arrow shooting, fencing, cooking, music and dance renaissance.

All the activities and shows of the Festival are free of charge
All the workshops and conferences require advance registration through the Festival´s website.
Free tickets for the Theater Plays and movies must be reserved in advance online from 9 am on February 13.

The Shakespearean Walk and Shakespearean Bike Ride also require advance registration as the number of participants is limited.

Centro Cultural de la Cooperación: Av. Corrientes 1543
Centro Cultutal Recoleta: Junín 1930
Fundación Beethoven: Av. Santa Fe 1452
Plaza República de Chile: Av. del Libertador 1900 (y Tagle)

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

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