The company is the Cuban back these holidays to Valladolid after 14 years. He does it with his ‘bye-Bye, Arturo’, a comedy filled with music and color to “celebrate life and have lived it” through a posthumous tribute to the multifaceted artist, imaginary Arturo Cirera Mompou, such as explains director and author of the book, Jordi Milan, on this proposal, which can be enjoyed in the Calderón Theatre until Sunday. The show has a duration of 120 minutes without intermission and tickets, which range between 20 and 35 euros, can be purchased at the theater box office, in addition to its website (www.tcalderon.com) or phone 983 426 436.
‘Goodbye Arthur’ is presented as a funeral funny and colorful dedicated to Arturo Cirera Mompou, an artist who died nothing less than 101 years left as a last wish that his death was “a party” at the Calderon, main theater of the city where –in this case– was born in 1918. Thus, this multi-faceted character came to the world in the calle Platerías and formed in the Colegio San Jose before leaving with his family to Valencia, from where he subsequently moved abroad to achieve international fame, gives rise to a show that extols “life, live it deeply and to have lived”.
For staging, ‘bye-Bye, Arturo’ account with the parrot Ernesto, the mascot of the deceased, in addition to the actors Jaume Baucis, Xavi Tena, Toni Torres, Nuria Benet, Àlex González, Babeth Ripoll, Montse Amat, Toni Sans, Edu Ferrés and Virginia Melgar, who are dealt up to 80 characters in a show, “with touches of surreal” that includes the participation of the public.
The party daily of The Cuban at the Teatro Calderón
Unlike what you are used to The Cuban, ‘bye-Bye, Arturo’ was premiered in Valencia and not in Barcelona, in may of 2018, after that has been in the scenarios of Pamplona, spain, Torrelavega (Cantabria), Vitoria, Bilbao, Logroño, Castellón, Altea (Alicante), Elche (Alicante), Elda (Alicante), Murcia, Zaragoza, Jerez (Cádiz), Malaga, Seville, Cáceres, Cádiz, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Alicante, Albacete, El Ejido (Almería), Cordoba, Gandia (Valencia), Palma de Mallorca and Gijon.