FEOS Destinos 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival

SEPTEMBER 26 - 28, 2019

Feos is a visual feast of Bunraku-style puppetry incorporating stop motion projections. This intimate portrayal of two strangers who meet by chance at a movie theater,examines our perception of beauty, and explores the idea of what it means to be loved. It challenges audiences to look at their own faults with honesty and acceptance.


Performances: Thu 730pm; Fri 730pm; Sat 1pm (Workshop) & 730pm.

 

Tickets $30, $25 (seniors), $20 (students)

 

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09/26/19 - 09/28/19

Thu 730pm. Fri 730pm. Sat 1pm (Free Workshop), 730pm


FEOS, from Chile in its North American Premiere


Legendary director and puppet artist Aline Kuppenheim's Feos, is her first collaboration with Guillermo Calderón, Chile's most recognized contemporary playwright, inspired by "La Noche de los Feos" (Night of the Ugly), a popular short story by Uruguayan novelist Mario Benedetti. Feos is a visual feast of Bunraku-style puppetry incorporating stop motion projections. This intimate portrayal of two strangers who meet by chance at a movie theater,examines our perception of beauty, and explores the idea of what it means to be loved. It challenges audiences to look at their own faults with honesty and acceptance.


Teatro y su doble produces the highest caliber puppetry, and makes its North American premiere of Feos in Chicago, after touring in over 13 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America including: Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Russia, Taiwan, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru and Ecuador.

 

 

Director
Aline Kuppenheim in collaboration with Guillermo Caldero

Tags: Festival, Theater, Rest Of The World, 2019