Where to go: Theatre

By bogotapost April 21, 2015

Uruguay’s Sodre National Ballet
One of Latin America’s longest-standing ballet companies, Sodre will be performing El Mesias, inspired by Handel. Since 2010, the group has been following an ambitious plan under the direction of an Argentine choreographer to develop their offering and appeal to a wider audience.
Teatro Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Avenida 170 #67-51, April 17 & 18 at 8pm, Tickets from $35,000 to $80,000 on www.teatromayor.org

The intangible world of social networks and far-flung friendships are what a lonely Mariana has to turn to to ensure a large guest list for her 28th birthday. The night becomes the scene of a reunion between three childhood friends, leading to a series of events where love and passion take centre stage.
Teatro Casa E, Carrera 24 #41-69, Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Until April 18

Cirque du Soleil – Corteo
The spellbinding and world famous Cirque du Soleil continue their Colombia show in Salitre until April 23.
Salitre Magico, Calle 63 #60-80, Tickets $131,500 to $485,000 on www.tuboleta.com

Las Botas del Tio Manuel
After a monumental amount of hard work, a humble farmer manages to send his daughters to the city to study. Once the girls become accustomed to and integrated into city life and especially university life, they become ashamed of their origin and, more specifically, their father. In front of their new friends, they pretend to be someone else, evading the existence of such a lowly, insignificant father.
Teatro La Castellana, Calle 95 #47-15, Tuesday & Wednesday at 8.30pm, Until April 29

Diez Reglas Para No Matar a Su Marido
In a bid to save unsuspecting husbands everywhere, Diez Reglas Para No Matar a Su Marido provides a guide for all frustrated spouses feeling stuck in the marital routine.
Teatro Santa Fe, Calle 57 #17-13, Until May 2 (tickets online or box office)

Pal Centro y Pa Dentro
A comedy with a Colombian twist by director Manolo Orjuela.
Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25, Until May 17, tickets from $45,000

A fun black comedy that touches on themes of loneliness, family and orphans. Brother and sister Carmelo and Lola, in their 40s, are the last orphans left at the Ven por Mi orphanage, where they have spent 40 years of their life.
Teatro Nacional Fanny Mikey, Calle 71 #10-25, Wednesday-Friday at 8.30pm, Until May 15

Cada Vez Nos Despedimos Mejor – Diego Luna
Renowned Mexican actor Diego Luna (of Amores Perros fame) stars in this monologue based on love and modern day relationships.
Teatro Nacional La Castellana, Calle 95 #47-15, May 26 & 27, Tickets $65,000 – $84,000