Where to go: Theatre

By bogotapost November 15, 2015

Bogota TheatrePrimo Rojas en la prueba de la existencia de Díos
Colombia might be one of the happiest nations on the planet, breaking and creating new sporting records, but has anyone in the Latin American nation been able to prove that God really exists? Primo Rojas rises to the task…
Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25, Saturday 6pm and 8.30pm, Sunday 6pm. Until December 20. Tickets $45,000.

Un Sit Down Tragedy
A comic romp full of “chibchombianidad”.
Teatro Nacional la Castellana, Calle 95  #47-15. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8pm. Until November 18. Tickets from $20,000.

Cartas a Papá Noel
A band of thieves are stealing childrens’ letters to Santa Claus, and they need to be stopped so that Christmas can be celebrated in Bogotá. Suitable for the whole family.
Teatro Colsubsidio, Calle 26 #25-40. Thursdays and Fridays 7.30pm, Saturdays 3.30pm and 7.30pm, Sundays 4pm. Until December 22. Tickets from $65,000.

Una Mágica Navidad
Do you love live magic? How about Christmas? What about a show for all the family full of Christmas-themed magic? Thought you’d like that…
Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25. Sundays 11.30am and 2.30pm. Until December 20. Tickets $30,000.

This popular play, which wowed some 250,000 audience members after a successful run in Madrid, has made it to Bogotá, in a confused muddle of love and lust.
Teatro Nacional la Castellana, Calle 95 #47-15. Thursdays and Fridays 8.30pm, Saturdays 6pm and 8.30pm, Sundays 6pm. Until December 20. Tickets from $30,000.

Bogota Theatre

El Crédito
Víctor Mallarino’s adaptation of this humorous play continues in the Fanny Mikey.
Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25. Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 8.30pm. Until December 20. Tickets $45,000.

Drama en Caza
Based on Chekhov’s classic work and with only 15 audience members allowed per show, La Maldita Vanidad close their Russian season on a high.
La Maldita Vanidad, Carrera 19 #45a-17. Thursdays and Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 6.30pm and 8pm, Sundays 6.30pm. Until November 29. Reservations: 6055312.

The Eight Reindeer Monologues (see opposite page)
Santa’s been a very naughty boy this year, so much so that he has wound up on trial for allegedly molesting Vixen…
Les Chateaux de Pascal, Carrera 11 #84-40. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8pm. November 17 – December 2. Tickets $45,000 (includes a glass of wine).

Cartas de Sangre
In this spine-tingling offering from Teatro Vivo, prepare to be scared as the public become involved in the play.
Fridays and Saturdays 8pm. Reservations 3035747.
Tickets from $60,000. You will be told the address of the show upon ticket purchase.

Blanca Nieves y los Siete Enanos
A modern version of this classic fairytale, suitable for kids both little and large.
Teatro Nacional la Castellana, Calle 95  #47-15.  Sunday November 15 and 22, 11.30am and 2.30pm. Tickets from $15,000.

It’s 1986 and Ecuador is hit by the mass discovery of thousands of women’s bodies, found in secluded woodland areas. This work enters into the mind of one of the killers.
Casa E, Carrera 24 #41-69. Thursday to Saturday 8pm. Tickets $35,000.

Por Primera Vez
After a tour around Latin America and Europe this feel-good show returns to Bogotá.
Teatro Gimnasio Moderno, Carrera 9 #74-99. Thursday, January 21, 8.30pm. Tickets from $40,000.

By Charlotte Mackenzie