Teatro Europa, The Second Edition opens in the Philippines

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This year, Teatro Europa returns with table reads from July 16 to July 30, complete video performances from August 1 to August 31, and re-runs from September 1 to September 30 according to its official Facebook Page Teatro Europa @TeatroEuropaPH (link is external).

The European Union Delegation to the Philippines, in collaboration with the EU Member States, their EU cultural institutes, and, most significantly, our 16 university partners, proudly launches its second theatrical festival, “Teatro Europa.”

The European Union Delegation to the Philippines, in collaboration with the EU Member States, their EU cultural institutes, and, most significantly, our 16 university partners, proudly launches its second theatrical festival, “Teatro Europa.”

Sixteen European theatrical plays by well-known writers will be presented in order to share European culture with the Filipino public.

Following its success with 300,000 viewers in 2020, the EU welcomes 16 participating universities from across the country this year, including new universities from Metro Manila, Baguio, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Iloilo City, Bacolod City, and Ozamiz City, in addition to the original seven theatre groups that participated in 2020.

The 16 partner universities performing theater pieces include:

  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran – Taruffe by Moliere of France
  • Saint Louis University – Rur by Karel ?apek of the Czech Republic
  • Wesleyan University – Pariah by August Strindberg of Sweden
  • University of the East – Life’s a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca of Spain
  • University of Makati – The Horrid Little Princess by Geneviève Damas of Belgium
  • Meridian International College – The Salt Princess (Hungarian Folktale) of Hungary
  • University of San Agustin – Snow by Stanislaw Przybyszewski of Poland
  • La Salle University – Erasmus Montanus by Ludvig Holberg of Denmark
  • Mapua University – Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge of Ireland
  • Jose Rizal University – The Birds by Aristophanes of Greece
  • Arellano University – II Vero Amico by Carlo Goldoni of Italy
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina – Lucifer by Josst van den Vondel of the Netherlands
  • First City Providential College – La Ronde by Arthur Schnitzler of Austria
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela – My Three Angels by Sam and Bella Spewack of Romania
  • University of St. La Salle – Broken Heart Story by Saara Turunen of Finland
  • Rizal Technological University – Leonce and Lena by Georg Büchner of Germany

While “Teatro Europa, The Second Edition” remains largely a virtual theater festival, there are some new and interesting developments to look forward to.

During the Teatro Europa season, a series of webinars with well-known theatrical directors will also be held.

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