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El Grec i les Biblioteques

The Barcelona Grec Festival does not just take place in theatres, but in libraries too. The director of the Grec, but also some artists who are part of the festival programme, surround themselves with books to talk about the shows they are presenting or about related subjects.


Summer Nights
Al fresco. This way you will enjoy the plays and the musical shows that are part of this itinerary. Francesc Casadesús, the festival director, tells you what they are why you shouldn’t miss them.
31 May, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Sagrada Família - Josep M. Ainaud de Lasarte (Provença, 480)


Greece at the Grec
One of the itineraries at this year’s Grec refers directly to the Mediterranean. What can you see in it? Francesc Casadesús, the festival director, will tell you, reviewing the shows that are part of this cycle.
7 June, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Horta Can Mariner (Vent, 1)


Grec for explorers
Some shows are not content to simply let the audience watch them, they have a different format that sometimes requires audience involvement. The director of the Grec looks at them and tells us what is special about them.
13 June, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Jaume Fuster (plaça Lesseps, 22)


Creative women: Carme Portaceli
At the Grec 2017 theatre director Carme Portaceli presents The Trojan Women at the Teatre Grec, but before that she will have a conversation with the people of Barcelona about creative women.
14 June, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Mercè Rodoreda (Camèlies, 76)


Local creativity: Pau Miró
The playwright Pau Miró (author of the show Un tret al cap, which will be on at the Sala Beckett) speaks to spectators about creating theatre shows in Barcelona.
22 June, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Poblenou - Manuel Arranz (Joncar, 35)


Workshop with La Petita Malumaluga
The creators of the show My baby is a queen offer a musical workshop related to the show and addressed to boys and girls aged 3 and under and their families.
22 June, at 12 noon
Biblioteca Sagrada Família - Josep M. Ainaud de Lasarte (Provença, 480)


Conversation about Caligula
Director Mario Gas and part of the cast talk to Xavier Graset about Albert Camus Caligula, which they are staging at the Teatre Grec on Montjuïc.
27 June, at 6.30 p.m.
Biblioteca Sant Gervasi - Joan Maragall (Sant Gervasi de Cassoles, 85)


Conversation about Històries d’Istanbul
Xavier Graset talks to Joan Arqué and Jordi Martínez, director and actor in a play that is about a city straddling two continents and two cultures.
6 July, at 7 p.m.
Biblioteca Gòtic - Andreu Nin (la Rambla, 30-32)


Conversation with Fermín Muguruza
Conversation with the musician Fermín Muguruza, who will be playing at the Teatre Grec with a big band featuring 17 women.
13 July, at 6 p.m.
Biblioteca Ignasi Iglésias - Can Fabra (Segre, 22-32)

Presentations, chats, meetings with the stars of some of the shows in the Festival... It’s all happening in the Libraries of Barcelona.
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This activity is part of the Grec_Audiences
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