Every March 27, World Theater Day is celebrated in order to promote the contribution of this ancient art to the enrichment of culture around the world. On this day around the globe, thousands of people honor the true magic that this art contains, where the mere fact of being able to be so close to the actors and see their expressions live leaves the viewer speechless.

In 1962, the UNESCO International Theater Institute decided to highlight and celebrate dramaturgy through a world day. In this way, the members of this organization They met in Helsinki supported mainly by the Nordic countries and decided to start with this tradition on March 27, 1962..

March 27 was chosen because, since 1954, it was the date on which the season began in the Theater of Nations in Parisan event that sought to achieve communion between various countries after the end of the Second World War.

Theaters to visit in Córdoba

Royal Theatre

The Teatro Real de Córdoba was born from the impulse of Francisco Espinosa Amespil, a Cordoba businessman based in Buenos Aires, who in the 1920s acquired a property in the current San Jerónimo street No. 66, to turn it into one of the most important theaters. important in the country.

In 1925, the work was commissioned to the architect Gustavo Gómez Molina, who designed a horseshoe-shaped main room, taking the original scheme of the Baroque theater, with avant-scene boxes and three levels of seats. The façade has four floors and was decorated with reliefs and moldings by the prominent plastic artist Carlos Camilloni.

On June 30, 1927, they inaugurated the Real Cine Theater with an exclusive function for guests and a day later it was opened to the public announcing the premieres of “Stella Dallas or Mother Martyr” and “The Bataclan Girls” by the American theater company Metro Goldwin Mayer. The “palace of cinema and music”, as it was called at that time, began a long process of glory

Theater of the Liberator

Inaugurated on April 26, 1891, it is one of the few theaters in the world whose scenic machinery remains original and in working order. Due to its high architectural and historical value, the theater is a National Historic Monument. The Italian architect, Francisco Tamburini, designed the theater on a plot of land adjacent to the premises of the Colegio Nacional de Monserrat. Long ago, the place served as a ranchería and workshops of the Society of Jesus in the viceroyalty period.

Tamburini designed important works in Córdoba, such as the Provincial Bank building, on San Jerónimo street, the Casa Cuna, on Castro Barros avenue, the San Martín neighborhood Penitentiary, and some private homes such as the headquarters of the select El Panal club on Rivera street Indate. In addition, he was in charge of the final structure and ornamentation of the Casa Rosada and designed the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Tambirini arrived in Argentina in 1883, hired by the National Government, under Julio Argentino Roca, through his ambassador to Italy, Antonio del Viso from Cordoba. The Executive Power presented to the Legislature, in 1887, the bill for the construction of a new theater, the first public coliseum, in the capital city of the province.