Cuban Puppeteer Group Las Estaciones on Award-Winning Play


After a successful national tour, the Cuban puppeteer group Las Estaciones wants to replay an award-winning musical show for children and adults called “Cuento de Amor en un Barrio Barroco” [Love Story in a Baroque Town] in Matanzas.

Ruben Dario Salazar, director of the prestigious group, told Prensa Latina that the work is presented during all weekends of June at the venue of the group’s acting work, the Pepe Camejo Room in this city, 100 kilometers east of Havana.

This piece reached in 2014 Awards for Best Theater Editing Critic for children, National Design and Special Acting for Ivan Garcia, recalled Salazar.

Designed as a Caribbean story for actors and musical group, the staging gathers Las Estaciones, an iconic art group with puppets, popular singer William Vivanco and the Miguel Failde Youth Orchestra.
Founded in 1994 in the city of Matanzas, the group is a vanguardist collective of the puppeteer movement in Cuba, and its work is characterized by the recovery of world and national dramaturgy puppeteer[ing.]

With two decades of established work it has participated last year in the Latin American Festival of Children’s Theatre held in Mexico and in the seventh edition of the International Puppet Festival of the Uruguayan city of Maldonado.

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