Tomorrow, Saturday, October 5 begins the eighth edition of the national amateur theater contest Juan Baño, organized once again by the Department of Culture of Las Torres de Cotillas and the Tejuba amateur theater group in the municipality.The first of the four works to be held will be Women's Assembly (21 hours) and will be staged by the Caligae Theater Group in Yecla at the Pedro Serna Culture House.
With this work, the Yeclana company wanted to complete the Aristophonic trilogy.
Share with Lisístrata and Tesmoforias be a comedy of women, because in all of them the struggle of the sexes is justified.
A representation in which women agree to do what is necessary to take the appearance of men and attend the Assembly, trying to convince them to give them the city and put one of them in front of the town.
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All the works will be represented at 9:00 pm at the Torreña Culture House and will have an entrance fee of 3 euros.
The following week (October 12) the company Mascarade de Madrid will represent The GrÃ¶nholm method and on October 19 it will be the turn of La Barra de Federico (San Pedro del Pinatar) with the broken unicorn.
The representations to the contest will be closed on October 26 by Fubol, by El Telón Negro de Navalcarnero (Madrid).
To conclude this edition, on Saturday, November 9 (9 pm) and with free admission, the awards ceremony will be held.
An evening in which attendees can enjoy the representation of the prodigious shoemaker, which the Tejuba group will make out of competition.
Like each edition, this contest will distribute succulent prizes that will be determined by the designated jury: 1,000 euros and a trophy for the best show;
200 euros and three times for the best actor and actress;
100 euros and trophy for the best address;
and 100 euros and three times for the best actress and supporting actor.
In the last edition, the great winner was the play "Huanita" represented by the company Teatro en Construcción de Elche, as it won the awards for the best work, actor and actress.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas