The perfect time to be in love – ‘The Fantasticks’ enchants at Espressivo Theater
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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The perfect time to be in love – ‘The Fantasticks’ enchants at Espressivo Theater

Amanda Zúñiga - August 27, 2015

"The Fantasticks" has become the longest-running musical in stage history, and one of the most frequently produced musicals in the world. After its premiere in May 1960 at the…

‘Waiting for Godot’: Fun facts about El Grupo Crono’s impressive new production
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Waiting for Godot’: Fun facts about El Grupo Crono’s impressive new production

Robert Isenberg - May 24, 2015

El Grupo Crono could have picked any play, in any language, from any part of the world, but they picked one of the most challenging titles in…

National Museum presents theatrical excerpts by Ana Istarú
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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National Museum presents theatrical excerpts by Ana Istarú

Robert Isenberg - March 10, 2015

Costa Rica boasts a good number of groundbreaking Ticas, each of whom has shaped the country in myriad ways. Ana Istarú has taken her place among them…

Arts and Culture
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‘Blood Wedding’: García Lorca tragedy opens at Teatro Espressivo

Robert Isenberg - February 25, 2015

[caption id="attachment_58468" align="aligncenter" width="630"] (Courtesy of Teatro Espressivo)[/caption] Like its title, “Blood Wedding” is morose: rest assured that everything ends in tragedy. But the 1933 script, written…

Caleidoscopio Latino heats up National Theater
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Caleidoscopio Latino heats up National Theater

Robert Isenberg - February 18, 2015

National Theater announces 2015 season
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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National Theater announces 2015 season

Robert Isenberg - February 5, 2015

Excitement reached a boiling point when the staff of the National Theater started to unveil its 2015 season on Wednesday morning in the theater’s café. The presentation…

Cirque du Soleil pays homage to carny culture in ‘Corteo’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Cirque du Soleil pays homage to carny culture in ‘Corteo’

Robert Isenberg - February 1, 2015

There are hundreds of reasons to see a live production of Cirque du Soleil. No matter which iteration you attend, the jugglers, dancers, acrobats, and strongmen are…

Cirque du Soleil cartwheels into Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Cirque du Soleil cartwheels into Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - January 27, 2015

When you hear the name “Cirque du Soleil,” you probably don’t think “funeral.” But that is exactly what “Corteo” is about – a funeral. Except that this…

‘Butoh’ performer brings Japanese theater to Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Butoh’ performer brings Japanese theater to Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - January 14, 2015

Suppose you combined kabuki, pantomime, modern dance, and avant-garde performance art. Suppose you added some haunting, atonal music. Suppose you stripped the performers of most of their…

New theater company to host intensive Shakespeare workshop
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New theater company to host intensive Shakespeare workshop

Robert Isenberg - December 15, 2014

On April 26, William Shakespeare turned 450 years old. Around the world, Shakespeare’s birthday has inspired all kinds of festivals and activities, from a special concert by…