August 18, 2021

STREAM NOW: Teatro Europa Once Again Invites Everyone to their Virtual Theater Festival

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  • After the success of is initial run last year, Teatro Europa comes back this year with table reads running from July 16 to 30, while full video performances and re-runs will be streamed throughout August and September 2021 via European Union Delegation in Manila’s official Teatro Europa Facebook page.

    Sixteen European theatre plays from famous playwrights from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, and Sweden were carefully curated with a focus on comedy, tragedy, drama, and romance and will be acted by students from different universities in the country.

    IMAGE from Teatro Europa official Facebook Page 

    The following universities across the country are participating in the 2021 Teatro Europa:

    Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Taruffe by Moliere of France
    Saint Louis University – Rur by Karel Čapek of the Czech Republic
    Wesleyan University – Pariah by August Strindberg of Sweden
    University of the East – Life’s a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca of Spain
    University of Makati – The Horrid Little Princess by Geneviève Damas of Belgium
    Meridian International College – The Salt Princess (Hungarian Folktale) of Hungary
    University of San Agustin – Snow by Stanislaw Przybyszewski of Poland
    La Salle University – Erasmus Montanus by Ludvig Holberg of Denmark
    Mapua University – Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge of Ireland
    Jose Rizal University – The Birds by Aristophanes of Greece
    Arellano University – II Vero Amico by Carlo Goldoni of Italy
    Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina – Lucifer by Josst van den Vondel of the Netherlands
    First City Providential College – La Ronde by Arthur Schnitzler of Austria
    Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela – My Three Angels by Sam and Bella Spewack of Romania
    University of St. La Salle – Broken Heart Story by Saara Turunen of Finland
    Rizal Technological University – Leonce and Lena by Georg Büchner of Germany

    Currently, the “Teatro Europa, The Second Edition” remains a virtual theater festival. However, the EU Delegation in Manila said it will hold a limited physical performance in the walled city of Intramuros later this month.

    A series of webinars with prominent theatre directors will also be held during the Teatro Europa season to inspire discussions on the similarities, intersections, and differences between Philippine and European Theaters.

    Source: Philippine News Agency

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