The box office fundraising will go to the acquisition of material and essential products for those affected by the eruption of the volcano on the island of The Palm. The play will have three performances this weekend, which will take place Friday 24 and Saturday 25 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday 26 at 7:00 p.m.. Buy your tickets
‘Electra Solidaria’ will allocate the box office collection for the victims of the La Palma volcano, a solidarity initiative with which to dedicate said economic contribution to the acquisition of material and basic necessities for those affected by the volcanic eruption that is taking place on the island.
This action, developed under the name ‘Electra Solidaria’, has been organized by all the institutions involved: City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Government of the Canary Islands, DD & Company Producciones, production company in charge of the theatrical work and the Auditorium and Theater Foundation of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
‘Electra’ opens next Friday, September 24, at 8:00 p.m. in the capital coliseum and will have two more functions throughout this weekend, one on Saturday 25, at 8:00 p.m., and another on Sunday 26, at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased through the Pérez Galdós Theater box office, open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Alfredo Kraus Auditorium box office, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on the web teatroperezgaldos.es.
‘Electra’ is the play with which the Gran Canaria novelist Benito Pérez Galdós convulsed in 1901, the year of its premiere, a society lethargic by religiosity and oblivious to political changes and scientific discoveries.
The great success of this first performance was the reason that caused the Theater to permanently change its name and take that of its author, the illustrious novelist Benito Pérez Galdós.
On this occasion, the representation has the executive direction of Dania Dévora, while the stage direction falls to Ferrán Madico. The scenography will be in charge of Alfonso Barajas, the lighting design will be signed by Juan Gómez Cornejo, while the video will be carried out by Álvaro Luna. The costumes are from the Canarian María González ‘María Mía’.
Francisco Nieva has adapted Galdós’s text to this performance, which incorporates music by Óscar Roig and choreography by Sol Picó.
The artistic cast is made up of actress Clara Chacón, who will play Electra; Jorge Yumar will be Maximum; Rebeca Sala, Evarista; the actor Sergio Otegui will give life to Don Urbano and Antonio Valero to Don Salvador Pantoja. For his part, Ciró Miró will play the Marqués de Ronda, Jon Rod will play Don Leonardo Cuesta and Bernat Muñoz will play Mariano, one of the workers who enter the scene. The actress Blanca Rodríguez will be Balbina; Adriana Ubani, Patros; José Luis de Madariaga, José; Sofía M. Privitera, Sor Dorotea and, finally, the actress Marta Gómez will give life to Sombra Eleuteria.