Bogota On Stage

By bogotapost December 22, 2014
Tengo Set de los 80’s

A musical journey through love in the 80s. In the midst of a break-up, one man and his friend pack up his stuff while his soon- to-be-ex is comforted by her friend in an office, we get to see the different points of view that exist when most relationships come to an end, regardless of the decade.

Casa E, Carrera 24 #41-69, December 11-13 at 8pm

Catatonia Bogota TheatreCatatonia: The Musical

The most recent offering from musical theatre troupe La Jacara Mojiganga, this is a show about death, luck, and love. Set in a circus, this tragic story follows the events in a low-budget, dirty and unpopular circus, filled with troubled circus acts. Taken to the limit by an invisible clown, they begin to reveal their stories, unaware that they are part of a macabre game.

A Seis Manos, Calle 22 #8-60, Saturday and Sunday at 7pm, Until December 14

Ni contigo ni sin ti

Breaking up is hard, especially when two people are made for each other. Mixing comedy with a number of sad scenes, the audience gets to know Esteban and Alicia, who try to break up but it’s not so easy. A series of desperate measures, including a hapless marriage attempt, appear as the couple tries to save their relationship.

Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25, Wednesday-Friday at 8.30pm, Until December 19

Paprika Tango Cabaret

Eroticism, seduction and lewdness to the rhythm of tango and bolero. Get transported to a brothel, where a woman guards her deepest secrets and let your heart race to raunchy dances, a perfect mix between sensuousness, beauty and desire.

Teatro Nacional, Carrera 20 #37-54, Wednesday-Saturday at 8.30pm, Until December 20

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

An adaptation in Spanish of Mark Twain’s famous book, aimed at children and adults alike. Switching Middle America for rural 1950s Colombia, with its cultural nuances and specific fashion, this play offers a mix between the everyday and fantasy.

Teatro La Castellana, Calle 95 #47-15, Sundays at 11.30am and 2.30pm, Until December 21

Todo lo que siempre quiso saber y su papá nunca le explicó

How do you have a proper lads’ night without your girlfriend getting pissed off? Does baldness have a cure? Why does the bed spin when you’re drunk? What type of women should you be with? If you’re a man still searching for the answers to the great existential questions of our age, this is a must-see. This play will clarify your doubts, including those that women have about men. With a special presentation from caricaturist Nadim Amin.

Teatro Nacional, Carrera 20 #37-54, Thursday-Sunday at 8.30pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 6pm, Until December 21

Circo d’Italia presents Transformers

This exceedingly random show sees man meet machine in an impressive demonstration of BMX acrobats, motorbikers in the sphere of death, trapeze artists and tractors. Apparently there is also a car that actually turns into a robot.

Coliseo El Campin, Carrera 30 #63, Daily at 5.30pm and 7.30pm, Extra performances on Saturdays at 3pm and Sundays at 11am and 3pm, Until December 31