Friday, September 3, 2010

Upcoming: Operación Clown's Cállate! (from Veracruz), McCullough Theatre, University of Texas, September 15 - 16

Found on-line:

The University of Texas and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

present, from Veracruz, Mexico,

Operación Clown in

Operacion Clown Callate

Cállate! (Shut Up!)

Adriana Duch, artistic director

September 15, 2010, 7:00 pm (in Spanish)
September 16, 2010, 8:00 pm (in English)
McCullough Theatre, University of Texas

Texas Performing Arts presents two evenings of unique theatre from Veracruz, Mexico. Operación Clown is renowned for their innovative use of masks, puppets, and cabaret theatre based on theatrical clown technique.

This internationally celebrated theatrical group will bring the acclaimed piece Cállate to the McCullough stage. Narrated with an explosive mixture of melodrama and irreverent humor, this love story set at the time of the Mexican Revolution combines drama, comedy, wrestling and images inspired by the Golden Age of Mexican cinema to fuel a cast of characters based on stereotypes of the period.

“Actually, there are just two things you’ve got to know: the title means “shut up” and the show is so wildly funny that that’s the one thing it’s impossible to do.” ON STAGE SCOTLAND

Click to go to YouTube video by Operación Clown

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