Municipal Theatre

Figuring out what to do? Why not watch a movie with the “Quarentena Cinéfila”?

This is a longing that can actually materialise: sitting at home with family and loved ones and watching an amazing film. Medeia Filmes is delivering the “Quarentena Cinéfila” once again, during the second confinement. Take time to watch “Road to Nowhere”, by Monte Hellman, awarded with Jury Award Special Lion for Career Achievement, in 2010.

The Quinta de Leitura literary cycle is back with poetry, illustration, new circus acts and music

Bring a little joy to your winter evenings with the cycle “Quintas de Leitura”, at the digital stage of Porto Municipal Theatre (TMP), with the celebration of the work by poets Filipa Leal and João Habitualmente. This session is available starting at 10 pm, on 11th February, at TMP online.

Teatro Municipal do Porto takes performances to the online stage: join them

TMP’s online programming of the coming weeks includes the premiere of "F…" by the company theatre Estrutura; a new session of “Quintas de Leitura”, the streaming of the Understage cycle and a virtual meeting between the Teatro Experimental do Porto and the Chilean company Teatro La Maria.

Foco Famílias or a rewarding weekend for families by Porto Municipal Theatre

This weekend, on 12 and 13 December, Porto Municipal Theatre (TMP) presents the fourth edition of Foco Famílias. This is an online event, suitable to the ongoing circumstances and a rather creative way to welcome families to TMP’s celebration of leisure time with our loved ones. The weekend activities come in all shapes, as it brings along performances to enjoy as a family, recipes to make the mouth water, dance and even talking over the phone with a giant sloth.

Jonathan Uliel Saldanha is the associated artist of Porto Municipal Theatre

The latest project by Jonathan Uliel Saldanha, "Mercúrio Vermelho" debuts his latest work at the Rivoli, on 10, 11, 12 and 13 December. This will be the starting point of the new collaboration between the artists and Porto Municipal Theatre (TMP), which will extend for the 2020/21 and the 2021/22 seasons.

“Ø ilha” by Cláudia Varejão and Joana Castro is available online at Porto Municipal Theatre

This season, Porto Municipal Theatre (TMP) launched the project PAR(S) – Artes Performativas e Imagem Online [Online Performance Arts and Image”, free translation], with the purpose of presenting both in-person and online performances. “Ø ilha” by Cláudia Varejão and Joana Castro is already available online at Porto Municipal Theatre, from 1st December to 31st December 2020.

Film "Ordem Moral" is based on real facts

Ordem Moral, a film based on real facts, tells the story of a woman that stood against an epoch good morals and escaped to live with the love of her life. In 1918, Maria Adelaide Coelho da Cunha, Portuguese socialite and heiress of Eduardo Coelho, founder of the major daily newspaper Diário de Notícias, abandons the luxury life she was living and decides to join her lover, a family chauffer, and 26 years younger than her.

Four short films by Gabriel Abrantes on screen at Campo Alegre

Porto Municipal Theatre - Campo Alegre features a programme of four short films by Gabriel Abrantes, namely Freud Und Friends (2015), A Brief History of Princess X (2016), Os Humores Artificiais (2016), Les Extraordinaires Mésaventures de la Jeune Fille de Pierre (2018).

Last week to go see films by Akira Kurosawa at Campo Alegre Municipal Theatre

These are the last days to see films by the Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, one of the most acknowledged Japanese filmmakers in the West. Seven films, in digital restored copies, five of which were never presented in a movie theatre in Portugal, are on screen at Campo Alegre Municipal Theatre.

Jaguar: a dance performance and a puppet theatre at Campo Alegre

The definition of the performance that takes to the stage at the auditorium of Theatre Campo Alegre, on 24th October, at 7pm is themed "Jaguar". But this theme extends to other interpretations; Marlene Monteiro Freitas and Andreas Merk stage a dance performance and a puppet theatre and activate individual feelings and notions that will have universal meaning.