La Capilla Theater



REVIEW

In 1949 Salvador Novo bought a land, a former hacienda with a chapel, in El Carmen neighborhood, for him the chapel look like a theater. The architectonic project was in charge of Alejandro Prieto. After the opening of the theater, the houses were turned into restaurants and the theater was well received and had a great success. The first play presented there reached 142 shows. After years of success, Novo himself had to close it because it was not affordable. In the 80’s, Jesusa Rodríguez recovered the area, remodeled it together with the other houses that turned them into El Hábito, a cabaret, with the idea that the new space would become a point of reunion and creation like Salvador Novo thought it. The first play was El presidente hereda by Cesare Giulio Viola (Translation by Salvador Novo). In 1992, it was re-inaugurated with El cielo de abajo, a pre-Hispanic cabaret show by Jesusa Rodríguez and Liliana Felipe.

ADDRESS

Madrid 13, esquina con Av. Centenario, Col. Del Carmen, Coyoacán, C.P. 4100, México, Ciudad de México

OPENNING HOURS

From Tuesday to Saturday, 01:00 hrs.
Horario: conforme a cartelera.

DISCOUNTS

Precio: de acuerdo a la actividad en el recinto

CONTACT

Santiago Rojas Valdivia
Tel. (55) 5658 6285
difusion@teatrolacapilla.com

ACTIVITIES OF THIS PRECINCT

Roosters

November 04 to December 06 2018

Unfinished Piece for Sofa and Two Bodies

October 19 to November 16 2018

A Moon Slice

November 28 to December 16 2018

Lord´s Prayer

October 06 to November 24 2018

More than 45 Thousand

October 06 to November 24 2018

November 01 to December 17 2018

Santé

September 30 to November 18 2018

San Miguel Building

September 17 to November 27 2018