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Tarragona, city of the Theater with the FITT 2017



The 4th edition of the International Theater Festival arrives in Tarragona with 12 shows programmed for independent theater and new dramaturgy and with a new section "Young FITT" and the new public prize.
Tarragona with the International Theater Festival 2017 (FITT)

Tarragona, Salou. Costa Dorada. 14 July 2017. The International Theater Festival lands in Tarragona, from July 14 to 23, offering new proposals for independent and alternative theater and adding other samples of dance and music to complete its programming and bet on all types of performing arts.

The 4th edition of the FITT, which will be held annually, will host 12 performances of the new dramaturgies and aims to make Tarragona a center of activities in performing arts to mix the city's heritage with culture and, In turn, integrate the spectators into each theatrical proposal.

In order to promote this heritage, the director of the festival, Joan Negrié, explained that the spaces of the exhibitions have been reduced to give priority to the comfort of the spectator and different locations have been chosen that represent the essence of the city, such as the Metropol Theater, Old Audience, the Tarragona Theater and the Cloister of the Seminary.

As new features of this edition, the days of programming are extended and more shows are added, from different places such as England, Italy, Hungary, Austria, Catalonia, Valencia and France.

In addition, a section is inaugurated, the "Young FITT", where 6 theater companies will interpret their new proposals during three days, scheduling each day two shows with dinner that will take place in the Metropol Theater. Subsequent dinners will be shared with members of the companies, promoters and spectators, who will establish discussions and dialogues on community-building representations. Besides, the spectators of these works will be the ones who will decide, through the new prize of the public, the winning company that will receive 3,000 euros and will wear the festival and Tarragona emblem during their theatrical tour around the world.

The FITT 2017, organized by the Sala Trono with the collaboration of the Tarragona City Council, the Culture Department of the Generalitat and the sponsorship of Repsol, seeks during these ten days that Tarragona is the epicenter to generate synergies between the companies and the promoters of The different participating countries so that they can be born international projects that carry the tarraconense DNA.

FITT 2017 PROGRAMMING:
  • July 14th and July 15 at 9:30 p.m. - DIGNITÀ AUTONOME DI PROSTITUZIONE (DADP). Metropol Theater: This work with more than 10 years of tour and directed by Luciano Melchionna, is interpreted by 24 actors and actresses who play with the public to decide how the performance goes without a definite and ever changing end.
  • July 16th at 7:30 p.m. - HEY TIUS! SPRING!. Antigua Audiencia: Nigel Planer, the English actor known for participating in the series "Los Jovenes", in which the actor also collaborates with the Catalan actress Ivana Miño and the pianist Xavier Mestres. Staging more music.
  • July 21st and July 22 at 7:00 pm - FUENTEOVEJUNA. BRIEF TREATY ON DOMESTIC SHEEP. Cloister Seminary: New way of narrating the story of Lope de Vega where actors also suffer what they are narrating.
  • July 21st at 9:30 p.m. - BLAUMUT. Theater of Tarragona: The music is incorporated in the FITT of the hand e Blaumut, the Catalan group that presents its third disc "Equilibri".
  • July 22nd at 9:30 pm - THE FILL THAT VULL TINDRE. Metropol Theater: The work of the company El Pont Flotant of Valencia presents three generations who debate about the life and relationships of children and parents.
  • July 23th at 7:30 PM - BE GOD IS. Antigua Audience: The Catalan company Espai Dual presents a show that combines humor, music and gestural theater with a proposal close to the cabaret room, where everything is worth.
PRICE: The price of each show is 18 euros but buying the general ticket for the 12 shows (including the Young FITT) the price is 125 euros.

PROGRAMMING YOUNG FITT 2017: 18, 19, 20 JULY. METROPOL THEATER
  • July 18th at 7:00 p.m. - THE NATURE OF LOVE: The Radioballet of Hungary presents a funny vision of those who feel in love.
  • July 18th at 9:30 pm - LOOPS AND BREAKS: Julia Schwarzbach takes the stage to perform, play, interrupt and coperate with those present.
PRICE: 18 euros (two performances + dinner "Sardinada" offered by the Fishermen's Guild of Serrallo).
  • July 19th at 7:00 pm - IO MAI NIENTE WITH NESSUNO: From Italy we are met by the tragedy of Vuccirìa Teatro, which presents us with a young man consumed by HIV and the affectation of his relatives and neighbors for his imminent death.
  • July 18th at 9:30 pm - A WOODWORKER IS NOT A DESIGNER: The company Juancállate de Barcelona arrives in Tarragona with its creative work that plays with original and suggestive objects.
PRICE: 18 euros (two performances + dinner "Fideuá" offered by the Serrallo Fishermen's Guild).
  • July 20th at 7pm - ACTRESSES ALWAYS LIE: This work presents the mythical topics of the actresses and their universe from the hand of the Madrid and Barcelona company "El campesino campero comida para llevar".
  • July 20th at 9:30 pm - QUINTETTO: Work revolving around number 5, the five senses, the number of fingers, the decimal mathematical base, the five-pointed star and other transcendental meanings that have historically been Has granted to 5.
PRICE: 18 euros (two performances + "cold" dinner).

The Young FITT offers a credit for the three days that includes all the shows and three dinners for 36 euros.

TICKET SALES POINTS:

  • TAQUILLA TEATRE METROPOL: Rambla Nova, 46 - Tarragona. Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12-14 h. Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm Also days of performance, before the show. Tel. 977 244 795.
  • WEB TARRACOTICKET - www.tarracoticket.cat.
  • SALE OF FERTILIZERS: taquilla.metropol@tarragona.cat.
  • BLAUMUT CONCERT TICKETS: www.ticketplus.cat.





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