FIBA - International Buenos Aires Theater Festival 2017

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In Spite of Wishing and Wanting

Organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, the International Buenos Aires Theater Festival (Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires -FIBA), will take place between October 5th  and October 21st, 2017.

FIBA takes place every two years, featuring diverse artistic expressions through contemporary theater, dance and musical theater. FIBA offers special free activities such us open talks with artists, workshops and masterclasses, films, and books presentations.

International Productions:
This year´s FIBA international presentations include 19 productions in diverse formats, such as: The Tiger Lillies perform Hamlet, featuring a Danish cast in a Teatro Republique/Osterbro Teater production alongside cult British band The Tiger Lillies; Nathan!? with German director Nicolas Stemann; the adaptation by French director Laurent Berger of 38SM, a co-production between FIBA and Teatro Cervantes, a contemporary adaptation of the 38 works by William Shakespeare through a production that combines theater, performance, video, dance and music; "2666", directed by Julien Gosselin, based on the novel by Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño, the longest theater play (12 hours) premiered in the city; among many others.
As for dance, Portugal's Circolando presents Noite, an intensely physical dialogue between three male dancers and a DJ, and the great Belgian choreographer Win Vanderkeybus presents In Spite of Wishing and Wanting, an organic symbiosis of dance, theater and film..

National Productions:
A total of 46 national productions, including shows presented by institutions like Centro Cultural Recoleta, Complejo Teatral de Buenos Aires, Centro Cultural San Martín, Instituto Nacional del Teatro, Agencia Córdoba Cultura and Teatro Cervantes - Teatro Nacional Argentino.

Tickets for the shows on sale online through:

Or at the following venues:
Until October 4th at: Teatro San Martin,  Av. Corrientes 1530: Monday to Sunday 10 am to 8 pm
October 5th to October 21st:
Teatro San Martín, Av. Corrientes 1530: Monday to Sunday 10 am to 10 pm
Teatro Regio, Av. Cordoba 6056: Monday to Sunday 10 am to 10 pm
Centro Cultural 25 de Mayo, Av. Triunvirato 4444: Monday to Sunday 11 am to 9 pm

The price of tickets range from $ 90 Argentine Pesos to $ 220 Pesos. 
Packages from $550 Pesos.
Some of the activities are free of charge.

For more information on locations, and day by day program, visit FIBA 2017 official website.

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