The Classical Theatre Festival of Alcantara held from 5 to 9 August 31st edition with the representation of five works, as well as many complementary activities, with which the city expects over 2,000 visitors a day last year.

The Convent of San Benito de Alcantara will be the scene of the representation of the works of this festival, directed by Olga Estecha whose proclamation, which will feature a St. Teresa of Avila on the fifth centenary of his birth, will be borne by the Alcantara neighbor, Marcelina Matias, 104 short prom dresses at

The general secretary of Culture, Government of Extremadura, Miriam García Cabezas; Deputy Culture and Education Council of Caceres, Alvaro Sanchez Cotrina; Mayor Alcantara, Luis Mario Muñoz and the director of the Festival, Olga Estecha, presented this Tuesday in Caceres the complete schedule of this edition.

Program and tickets

Performances begin on Tuesday August 5th with ‘The Beautiful Jarifa’ while the 6th, will be the turn of ‘Teresa or the Sun for Inside’ Productions El Brujo, the day the work of Spanish playwright Juan Mayorga will be performed ‘The Language in pieces.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, August 8th ‘Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme’, and close the program on the 9th, ‘In a place of Don Quixote’.

All performances begin at 23.00 hours, and tickets range between eight euros, which will be the tier, which can be purchased online, and 12 euros (numbered seats) that can be purchased from Tuesday at the festival office.

In his speech, Garcia Cabezas highlighted the “unique experience” to attend the festival and its importance, “both for its cultural commitment as his work as a tourist attraction for Alcantara.” Furthermore, it has committed “to continue supported the festival from the Extremadura Board in the coming years.”

For his part, Deputy of Culture, stressed the figure of Saint Teresa of Jesus to which he described as a “critical woman, with humor, and a feminist persecuted by the Inquisition.” Something you said can be seen at the festival in which “the Golden Age through the streets of Alcantara”.

Also, Sanchez Cotrina, stressed the “absolute commitment to the Council of Caceres to that culture reaches all peoples” and stressed that the president of the provincial institution “has a special interest in cross-border cooperation” in reference to performances by Portuguese and Spanish artists in the theater cycle.