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“If they are having a show go, I don't care what it is, GO”
Review of Teatro Principal

Teatro Principal
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

We went to the theatre to see a ballet. The play was in Spanish and our Spanish is very limited. We didn't get much of the words but the dancing was spectacular.

We were so impressed that we went back to the same ballet, three nights in a row. World class ballet with full company of 40+ dancers, incredible costumes and dancing for 5 CUC a night.

If we ever return to Camaguey, our first stop will be to see if anything is playing at the theatre, if there is anything playing we are going.

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Reviewed 21 February 2014

Teatro Principal is old, decaying and absolutely fantastic. It reeks of history and is home to one of the finest ballet companies in the world.

2  Thank armstro
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Did not expect to experience a really good ballet (Don Quichote) in Cuba, but the performance was amazing.

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Teatro Principle Camagüey

Located in the center of Camagüey, on Padre Valencia. The Teatro Principal was originally opened in 1850.

In 1926, it was rebuild after major fire. That is why there are two dates on the facade. It was also used as a movie house. Now is is the home of the classic Camagüey Ballet,(1967) one of the two Cuban leading dance companies. Ballet Folklorico and Symphonic Orchestra also perform here. It is a venue for jazz, rock and even Enrico Caruso have sung there.

I believe, there are tours offered during the day. The day, I visited, the gates were locked, but you could see the elegant marble staircase leading upstairs. The performances are advertised on a notice board up front.

Not sure who is the sculptor of the female statue up front.

2  Thank Tom-2009
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile
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