Saturday, September 5, 2009
Welcome to the 16th Porto Alegre On Stage
It’s that time of the year when porto alegreans shake off their Winter blues and get all set to fall in the world of drama. That is, Porto Alegre em Cena, translated as Porto Alegre on Stage, will be held from September 8th to 25th, 2009. This is the 16th editon of the now world famous theater extravaganza that takes place every year in the pampas capital. The festival is featuring productions from France, Canada, Portugal, Israel, Chile, Argentina and Uruguai plus national and local plays. The event also brings with it other activities such as drama workshops for the public and those interested in all the universe surrounding the dramatic arts.
Porto Alegre on Stage, which is sponsored by Brazilian companies that have a strong presence in the national corporate scene and the City Culture Office, will be taking place in many venues around town. Tickets will be sold on the internet, theaters, and at a local shopping mall for R$ 20 (US$10).