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Today in Theatre History: “PATATAS BRAVAS” & MADRID’S RED HOT THEATRE RIVALRY–September 21, 1583

On this day–September 21–in 1583 the second of Madrid’s great outdoor playhouses opened behind the facade of a converted estate just across the street from the convent of Santa Ana on the Calle Principe. ┬áBuilt by a group of theatre … Continue reading

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