Municipal Theatre

Warm Up for precious moments at Campo Alegre

The array of activities that announces Porto Book Fair, one of the most important literary events in the city is the Warm Up, featuring must pick up events to prepare for precious moments. The first of those events kicked off yesterday, with the quartet A Flor do Lácio, and today there is Rui Reininho, outstanding figure in the national music scene. The music from Porto will take the stage at the Theatre Campo Alegre, at 5 pm, to present his newest work “20.000 Éguas Submarinas”.

Retrospective of Eric Rohmer’s work takes to the silver screen at Campo Alegre

Eric Rohmer, mostly known as a Post-World war II French New wave film director, has left an established body of work that is celebrated at the silver screen at Campo Alegre, starting this July.

This is good news: the cycle Quintas de Leitura resumes the in-person format today

It’s been 20 years that the poetic initiative Quintas de Leitura marks its comeback to the in-person format, with a session at the auditorium of Porto Municipal Theatre, Campo Alegre, at 7.30 pm. Tickets purchased for the postponed session last January are valid.

Dramatículos by Samuel Beckett, takes to the stage at Rivoli

Rivoli hosts the performance “Dramatículos” staged by Renata Portas, artistic director of the company “Público Reservado”, on 8, 9 and 10 July, at 7.30 pm. On stage, Pedro Manana, Pedro Damião, Cláudia Lázaro and Sílvia Santos will deal with such issues as the human condition and the notion of decay, based on the works by Samuel Beckett.

“For better or for worse” with Cirque Aital at the Rivoli

Figure the following: a couple United by the circus arts that invites audiences to enter the realm of… Circus! This couple, Victor and Kati, literally lie on the floor, they scream for human life, from tears to laughter, happy, sad … Pour le meilleur et pour le pire (For better or for worse). In-person performances, on 30 June, at the Rivoli, at 7.30 pm; online, on 2 and 3 July (available as of 5 pm, on 2 July).

Trengo is back in town and with it the sheer joy of appreciating stunts and circus arts

Trengo - Porto Circus Festival is back from 28 June to 4 July. This edition, witness all ten shows that will take to the Parque do Covelo and the Theatre Rivoli. This Trengo is a family version show that features 19 presentations, organised by the company Erva Daninha, jointly with Ágora – Cultura e Desporto.

Director of Porto Municipal Theatre is appointed Chevalier of The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

Tiago Guedes was presented with the highest civilian distinction in France and was appointed Chevalier of The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters), for his significant contributions to the arts and literature and the exchange of these fields between Portugal and France. The ceremony took place yesterday, at the French Embassy in Portugal, located at the Palácio de Santos, in Lisbon. The Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira attended the ceremony.

DDD takes to the stage at Rivoli, with “Os Três Irmãos”

There are several reasons why theatre has been around for so long and one of them is certainly seeing the world from other perspectives. Such is the case of the performance “Os Três Irmãos”, by Victor Hugo Pontes and an original text by Gonçalo M. Tavares.

Campo Alegre movie theatre reopens with cycle devoted to the work of Joseph Losey

On 19th April, cinema aficionados will be given free rein to enjoy some of the most memorable films by American director Joseph Losey.

Theatre and dance at Porto Municipal Theatre’s virtual stage

Porto Municipal Theatre takes to the online stage the premieres of the works “If only this was about food + Cor de burro quando foge”, on 9th April, at 9 pm – transmitted on Facebook & Youtube TMP. The performances are available on 10th and 11th April, through the BOL Live Streaming, for 48 hours.