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Argentina
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Opinion

LA CELIA: the myth comes alive in a great sunset in the Maipo Kabaret

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Argentina
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Entertainment
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Opinion
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By Julieta Strasberg
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The talented Ivanna Rossi plays Celia Gámez, the Argentina that shone in Spain for six decades

"La Celia", a creation of Lino Patalano, making life and seduces us again from the Kabaret stage of the legendary Teatro Maipo. This tribute to Celia Gámez, the Argentina triumphed in Spain at age 20, comes alive in the skin of the talented Ivanna Rossi.

Vigorous and refined, this tireless artist develops a performance that has all the time on stage. Thus, between stories and songs, flowing costume changes and gently slid scenery facing the viewer. The public, meanwhile, is captivated by this little overwhelming actress and singer who, with humor, grace and playfulness, takes us through the life and work of a woman who knew stardom at an early age, defied stereotypes, marked tendency and was an icon in Spain.

Lights and shadows cross the construction of the myth of "The Gámez" thrilling audiences soon discovers the price the diva of the show had to pay to receive praise and favors the aristocracy. He admired by King Alfonso XIII and his son, received the support and the most valuable jewels, earning its nickname "Pearl of the Plata", to lose it all in the days of the Republic. He criticized and loved, triumphed in all styles and reinvented itself, being the Pichi, the selling of tuberose, the naughty and grieving widow, delicious Canarian short pitch, the star, the doubles steps, habanera, a Cinderella in dots dresses and ruffles.

The costumes and the image of Renata Schussheim, next to care scenic space and lighting that accompanies beating time, are the indispensable condiment of a work that delights the senses. Beauty, voices and humor of the body of women artists who escort Ivanna Rossi -Jimena González, Virginia Kaufmann, Virginia Modica and Pilar Rodriguez Rey, enable the work to be accomplished. Musicians in vivid and powerful visual richness, with genres, feathers, glitter and stunning embroidery - join a protagonist who boasts an exquisite voice, intelligent, vital and vibrant.

Lino Patalano entrusted his vision writer and director Emilio Sagi. A fitting tribute to a woman who honored the theater, magazine and zarzuela on the biggest stages in the world, and he said this in the theater today remembers.

Info: Teatro Maipo Kabaret (Esmeralda 443). Features: Tuesday to Saturday 21 pm and Sunday 19 am. Locations: $ 350.

traslation: Belén Zapata