Day of celebrations this January 29th for the tables in Matanzas, since three anniversaries are celebrated: the name day of the first actress Miriam Muñoz Benítez, the 20 years of the Icarón Theater and the first birthday of the beautiful room that houses this important group . And it is worth noting that to say… Continue Reading »
Perhaps the scenic breath that is breathed in Matanzas under the inextinguishable echoes of the events of the Villanueva Theater in Havana (1869) have been inspiring over the years for two important Yumurina groups to be constituted in January. And now a trigger to perform tributes within the constant creative spirit of the Matanzas theater… Continue Reading »
The work Condenados, written and directed by Gilberto Subiaurt, tears the veils of anguish and demands from the public a rebellious position against those who manifest discriminatory actions towards those who feel or behave differently from that heterogeneous group that cannot support feeling or acting differently. Staging offered at the end of November by the… Continue Reading »
In what I qualify as an avant-garde staging overflowing with boldness and rhythm, the premiere of the new version of the Teatro Icarón group, from Matanzas, of the play Pinocchio, directed by the young Rubén Javier Martínez Molina, offers the viewer a reading full of symbolism around two main figures: the famous doll and the… Continue Reading »
This 2019 constitutes a momentous year for the Icarón Theater group, in Matanzas, because it marks the almost total culmination of its new headquarters located in the historic center of the city, once known as the Modern cinema, now converted into a large hall, stage ideal for the representation of so many successes and tasks… Continue Reading »
The barriers and obstacles imposed by external factors and the US blockade against Cuba have not been able to steal the dream of Miriam Muñoz, director of Icarón Theater. The teacher of many generations of actors and actresses, dreams of inaugurating the headquarters of her theater, this is a chimera that has stolen discouragement, tears… Continue Reading »
Next to celebrate the Day of Cuban Culture, the National Union of Culture Workers granted the Icarón Theater collective the status of National Distinguished. The official act took place on the morning of yesterday, September 9 at the headquarters of the theater ensemble, directed by members of the provincial Union of Culture and the Council… Continue Reading »
In the summer, cultural programming is strengthened in the province of Matanzas. The performing arts organized their bags with the energies to transmit colorful and talented to the areas further away from the provincial head. A necessary tour that shortens distances for art.
The main squares and parks of the city of Matanzas will host from this Wednesday and until next April 23 the ninth edition of the Day of Street Theater 2017, in a party for learning and appreciation of shows.
Towards Zapata Swamp will leave tomorrow very early in the morning circus and theater actors as well as dancers from Matanzas to bring their art to this remote and historical landscape of the province and also celebrate the ninetieth birthday of Fidel.