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Encyclopedia > Teatro de los Insurgentes

Teatro de los Insurgentes (Spanish: "Theater of the Insurgents") is a theater located on Mexico City's Avenida de los Insurgentes. The interior of the Comédie-Française, Paris, showing the stage, boxes, galleries and orchestra sections of the house. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced /mexiko/ in IPA) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Mexico. ... The Avenida de los Insurgentes (Avenue of the Insurgents) is a street in Mexico City, said to be the longest avenue in the world. ...


It was built by José María Dávila in 1953 as part of President Miguel Alemán's program of urban renewal. Dávila commissioned muralist Diego Rivera to paint La historia del teatro, a visual history of the theatre of Mexico on the building's façade. The Marxist artist placed the character of Cantinflas in the center of the mural in the form of a Robin Hood figure, distributing the wealth of the rich to the poor. The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Term of office: 1 December 1946 – 1 December 1952 Preceded by: Manuel Ávila Camacho Succeeded by: Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Date of birth: 29 September 1902 Place of birth: Sayula, Veracruz Date of death: 14 May 1983 Place of death: Mexico City Profession: Lawyer First Lady: Beatriz Velasco Party: PRI Miguel... Salle des illustres, ceiling painting, by Jean André Rixens. ... Diego Rivera and his wife Frida Kahlo (photographer: Carl Van Vechten) Diego Rivera (born December 8, 1886 in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico – died November 24, 1957)), full name Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez) was a cubist painter... It has been suggested that Drama (art form) be merged into this article or section. ... Marxism refers to the philosophy and social theory on one hand, and to the political practice based on Marxist theory on the other hand (namely, parts of the First International during Marxs time, communist parties and later states). ... Mario Moreno Reyes (August 12, 1911 – April 20, 1993) was a comedian of the Mexican theatre and film industry. ... Robin Hood memorial statue in Nottingham. ...


The theater's inaugural performance was Cantinflas' elaborate return to the stage after considerable success in film. The work, Yo, Colón, placed Cantinflas in the role of the Paseo de la Reforma statue of Christopher Columbus, who came to life and made candid "discoveries" about contemporary Mexican society. The history of Mexican cinema goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, when several enthusiasts of the new medium documented historical events – most particularly the Mexican Revolution – and produced some movies that have been only recently been rediscovered. ... Paseo de la Reforma (Reform Avenue) is a 12 km long grand avenue in Mexico City. ... Christopher Columbus is depicted here in his only state-sponsored (albeit non-authenticated) portrait, painted by Alejo Fernández between 1505 and 1536. ...


 
 

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