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Zarzuela: "Cecilia Valdés." (In Spanish, English supertitles).

Hosted by a member of the Madrid Theatre Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 24 Jan 20:00 - 22:00

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NOTE: English language "supertitles" (caption projected on a screen above the stage translating the text being sung), will be used during the performance.

Zarzuela is a Spanish lyric-dramatic genre that alternates between spoken and sung scenes, the latter incorporating operatic and popular songs, as well as dance. It dates from the 17th century. See: Protected content

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For the first time in its Protected content , the Protected content will be presenting a transoceanic zarzuela, "Cecilia Valdés." There are thousands, from the Americas to the Philippines and beyond.
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The storyline is a racial tragedy of manners, love and revenge, set in early 19th century colonial Cuba. See: Protected content

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