In a theatre – which might well be the Martín Theatre in Madrid, where Luna de miel en El Cairo was premiered on 6 February 1943 –, they are having auditions for this iconic operetta. A girl sings a song, but the composer cannot find the right music. In the end, he succeeds.
The auditions are a showcase for all kinds of people. Some get the parts; others do not. A series of typical theatrical scenes before a grand premiere: unresolved scene rehearsals, characters that usually go unnoticed by the audience, like a director who tends to hit the booze a little bit too much or a dressmaker who used to be a cabaret artist…
As the show must go on, the performers must face a new performance of Luna de miel en El Cairo every evening, with its princess, its false princess (who is afraid of getting fired for failing to rise up the challenge) and the diplomatic service from Limburgo, the fantasy land where the operetta takes place. Get ready for a zillion twists and turns!
3, 4 and 6 April. 07.30pm
7 April. 07:00pm
PricesFriends of the Arriaga: From 25 to 35%
BOS subscribers: 25%
Groups, young people, over 65s, the unemployed, large families and people with disabilities in excess of 33%: 25%
Last minute discount (for the previous groups, except Friends of the Arriaga): 50%
Last minute discount for Young Friend of the Arriaga: 70%
Disabled persons in a wheelchair: 50% (in the proscenium, balcony and a companion)