The Chinese Theatre of Manolita Chen

It was known as “the cabaret of the poor”. It was a travelling theatre that went around the Iberian Peninsula during the last years of the Franco administration. The show combined circus with music and varieties, during a time when any cultural or artistic activity had to face the censorship of the regime.

 

The Cabaret of Manolita Chen is a portray of a country, Spain, clung to the old days, where the arrival of those kind of popular spectacles meant an authentic revolution to the towns they visited and the home of many artist of the Spanish scene.

Versions

Spanish

Genre

Performing Arts

Lenght

1 x 52

Type

One Off

Format

HD

Production

TVE / ALBERO PC