Theatre is one of Mexico City's most popular attractions for visitors during the Easter week (Apr. 6-12), and some shows have either added extra performances or have set a holiday schedule. Here is a complete list of the shows that are modifying their regular performance schedule for this week:
Aventurera, an environmental musical based in the famous 1949 Mexican film of the same title. Plays at the Salon los Angeles. Holiday schedule: Wed. and Thurs. at 8:30PM, Fri. at 7 PM & 9:30 PM, Sat. at 8:30 PM. For information and tickets call (52-5) 597-8847.
Disney'sBeauty and the Beast, starring Lolita Cortes and Roberto Blandon; plays at the Teatro Orfeon. Offers 30% off on all tickets for all performances from Apr. 8- 19. This discount is valid only at the box office. Holiday schedule: Wed.-Fri. at 6 PM, Sat. at 4 PM & 8:30 PM and Sun. at 1 PM & 5:30 PM. For tickets call Ticketmaster at (52-5) 325-9000
Run for Your Wife! (Salvese Quien Pueda!), British comedy by Ray Cooney starring Eugenio Derbez. Runs at the Teatro Mexico. Holiday schedule: Mon.-Thurs. at 8:30 PM, Fri. and Sat. at 7 PM & 9:30 PM, Sun. at 5:30 PM & 8 PM. For tickets call Ticketmaster at (52-5) 325-9000.
Yo Miento, Tu Mientes, Todos Mentimos, French comedy by Marc Camoletti starring Mauricio Herrera, Helena Rojo and Cesar Evora. Plays at the Teatro 11 de Julio. Holiday schedule: Thurs. and Fri. at 7 PM & 9:30 PM, Sat. at 6 PM & 8:30 PM, Sun. at 5:30PM & 8PM. For information and tickets call to the theatre's box office at (52-5) 538-2964 Houdini: The Magic of Love (Houdini, La Magia del Amor), the award-winning new musical which stars Enrique Chi as Harry Houdini. Appears at the Teatro Benito Juarez. Holiday schedule: Wed.-Fri. at 8:30 PM, Sat. at 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM, Sun at 6 PM. For tickets call Ticketmaster at (52-5) 325-9000.
The Woman in Black (La Dama de Negro), the hit London horror thriller by Susan Hill. Stars German Robles and Jorge Antolin. Teatro Rafael Solana. Holiday schedule: Thurs. and Fri. at 8:30 PM, Sat. at 6 PM & 8:30 PM, Sun. at 6 PM. For information and tickets call the theatre's box office at (52-5) 554-1633.
11 y 12 (11 & 12), the long-running Mexican comedy by Enrique Gomez Bolanos "Chespirito". Runs at the Teatro Libanes. Holiday schedule: Tues.-Sat. at 7:15 PM & 9:30 PM, Sun. at 6 PM & 8:30 PM. For information and tickets call (52-5) 228-9933.
Please note that all shows mentioned above will return to their regular performance schedule beginning Apr. 13.
--By Claudio Carrera