The Ciudad de Marbella Theater will offer in the autumn season a fortnight of varied and high quality shows for all audiences, which They will begin next Saturday, September 25, at 8:00 p.m., “In style”, with ‘Host’, which brings together an important cast such as, among others, Pepon Nieto, Toni Acosta and Fele Martínez. This has been highlighted by the general director of Culture in Marbella, Carmen Díaz, who has indicated that “after the performing arts have focused on the Parque de la Constitución Auditorium in the summer, now it is the Theater’s turn.” In addition, security measures against Covid-19 will continue to be maintained during staging.
The agenda will continue on Saturday, October 2, at 8:00 p.m., by the hand of ‘The Ópera Locos’, “An operatic comedy show in which the great successes of this discipline are mixed with other musical styles in the most original way”, highlighted Díaz, who pointed out that “in the direction of Yllana and has received the Max Award from the Performing Arts for the Best Musical Show 2019. “We have been behind this work for two years, since it was released, because it is very funny and of great quality, which is supported by that recognition,” he added.
Programming will continue on Sunday, October 10, at 12 noon, with the children’s play ‘Úniko’, by Teatro Paraíso, aimed at the public from 6 years of age and which has won the 2020 FETEN Award for the best performance with Maite Bayón. It is intended to be a reflection of what jealousy over the birth of a sibling can cause in a child and in his environment, mixing the techniques of the puppet and the most realistic theater, they are raised in all their rawness, although without ever losing the sense of humor . On the other hand, On October 15, a jazz concert will take place, in collaboration with the Malaga Provincial Council, within the ‘Malaka Fest’ festival.
Later, the stage will host another family play. In this case, Sunday October 17, at 12 noon, with a recommended age from 5 years. It’s about the show ‘Under the roof’, by Pata Teatro, which also has awards such as the 2020 FETEN Best Authorship Award and the 2018 Ateneo de Teatro Award for the best children’s show. It is a play in which the two actors show us, through different scenic languages, how life happens between neighbors. In addition, On Saturday, October 23, at 8:00 p.m., the actress Petra Martínez will star in ‘Miss Margarita’, by Roberto Athayde, and directed by Juan Margallo. “To speak of Petra Martínez and Juan Margallo is to speak of an important part of the living history of Spanish independent theater,” Díaz pointed out. “Petra Martínez is a regular actress in the cinema of our country and has been directed by Marsillach, Gutiérrez Aragón, Mateo Gil, Javier Balaguer, Jaime Rosales and Pedro Almodóvar, while Juan Margallo is an actor, director and playwright; awarded twice with the Max Award for Performing Arts and in 2011 with the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts ”, he argued.
On Sunday October 31, at 12.00, the cycle ‘Especial-es’ starts, “How well it has worked during the pandemic and at that time”, where Raúl Rodríguez will interpret ‘Only with Lupe’, in which the musician and anthropologist stands on the border between tradition and creation, in a proposal in which a single musician on the scene develops a collectively inspired sound, a flamenco and experimental music from the Afro-Andalusian Caribbean that puts according to memory and imagination. Starting from the expressiveness of his own instrument, the Tres Flamenco (a mixture of Cuban Tres and Flamenco Guitar) and accompanying himself with the help of the Loop Station (recording the percussions live), Raúl Rodríguez reinterprets his original compositions crossing the rhythms on one side and the other of the sea and interspersing the popular sounds.
On the other hand, On November 6, the traditional Sierra Blanca Flamenco Peña Festival will be held, while on Sunday 14 of that month, at 12.00, it will be the turn of the circus / humor show ‘Isla’, by the D’Click company, aimed at all audiences. Part of the dream and hallucination of three shipwrecked characters who are alone and who will need each other to remake their history. These characters will create unlikely situations and choose the most bizarre strategies to overcome the limits of their island. Based on a work of body and movement, the most circus tools, such as acrobatics and the Chinese pole, are integrated as a scenic language within the show.
On the other hand, Friday, November 19, at 8:00 p.m., it will be the turn of flamenco dance with ‘Rayuela’, by the Marco Flores company, while on Sunday 28 of that month, at 12.00, Roko, also within the Special-es cycle, will bring great songs in speech to her live concert Hispanic of all time, intertwined with her own compositions in an acoustic format in which we will enjoy this artist who wins at short distances. “Coplas, boleros and original music passed through the unmistakable filter of a great voice and a great interpreter of music and emotions”, has indicated the general director, who has also highlighted her “empathy with the public.”
The agenda will continue on December 3 with the play ‘De hyenas y perros’, in charge of Factoría Echegaray, while on the 10th the comedian Ángel Rielo will participate. Within the cycle ‘Especial-es’, On Sunday, December 12, at 12 noon, the singer Georgina will intervene. Despite having known success in his native Venezuela, he did not hesitate to move his residence to Spain and forge a solo career here. After a long career, in April 2019 he released ‘Welcome to my room’ and his first single ‘After your goodbye’ remained for five consecutive months on the main radio stations. In this new album he also brings three great collaborations with Manuel Carrasco, Vanesa Martín and Pablo López.
Finally, Díaz has stated that tickets can be purchased preferably at www.mientrada.net, but also at the theater box office itself, with payment by bank card being mandatory. In this case, it will be from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays and holidays, if there is a function, from two hours before. The usual discounts are maintained for young people, over 65s and the Friends of the Ciudad de Marbella Theater Association.