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National Classical Theatre Company

  • National Classical Theatre Company. ‘Don Gil of the Green Breeches’ © Ministerio de Cultura

    National Classical Theatre Company. ‘Don Gil of the Green Breeches’ © Ministerio de Cultura

  

Director

Helena Pimenta
Embajadores, 9
Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

Telephone915396443

Fax925289386

Websitehttp://teatroclasico.mcu.es/

The main aim of this company is to recover, preserve, revise and spread pre-20th century Spanish theatre heritage, focusing especially on the Golden Age.

Founded in 1986 by Adolfo Marsillach, this theatre institution depends on the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music. It aims to be a reference for classical theatre in Spain, with its regular programme and with its tours, counting on important professionals. Sometimes it also turns to the repertoire of universal classics. Among some of their works, the theatre has put on plays by well-known authors such as Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca, Miguel de Cervantes and Tirso de Molina. It also aims to train young actors and to offer educational activities.
 

Since its creation, the National Classical Theatre Company has operated under various directors, such as Rafael Pérez Sierra, Andrés Amorós, José Luis Alonso de Santos or Eduardo Vasco. Its permanent headquarters is the Theatre of Comedy (closed for renovations), although it also has other headquarters in the Pavón Theatre (current temporary headquarters) and in the San Juan Hospital while the Almagro International Classical Theatre Festival is on.
 

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Awards
Corral de Comedias Award at the Almagro Festival (2012)

  

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Dec 18, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Show, Performance

Teatro Pavón - Madrid
"En un lugar del Quijote"

Don Juan Tenorio, by José Zorrilla © CNTC. Ceferino López

Jan 9, 2015 to Feb 15, 2015

Show, Performance

Teatro Pavón - Madrid
Don Juan Tenorio, by José Zorrilla

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Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Show, Performance

Teatro Pavón - Madrid
Enrique VIII y la Cisma de Inglaterra (Henry VIII and the Schism)

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