The actor presents his show Like 3000 years ago from a room in Madrid, transmitted through the Teatrix platform.
Consecrated in Argentina and Spain, where he has resided for decades, at 91 years of age Hector Alterio don’t lower your arms not even in the face of coronavirus. From this Friday, November 6, you will be able to see the great Argentine actor in his show Like 3000 years ago, which will be broadcast by the Teatrix platform.
Based on texts by the Spanish poet Leon FelipeIt was Alterio himself who created this poetic-musical show with which it will be presented in a theater in Madrid.
Alterio is accompanied on stage by guitarist José Luis Merlín, with whom he has already made several tours of theaters in Spain, before the pandemic.
Despite his age and with all the corresponding health protocolsAlterio decided to go on stage again and, without an audience, he recorded a new version of his solo show. And also, this Friday he will do again a live version from the same room for the Spanish public.
Like 3000 years ago was devised more than two decades ago by the great Argentine interpreter, remembered for films such as The truce, rebel Patagonia Y Wild horses, among many others, and has been performing for some years.
In his journey through the selection of poetic texts by Felipe, a benchmark of the genre in Spanish literature, Alterio talks about universal themes such as man, the struggle and the love for freedom and identity.
Like 3000 years ago it has dramaturgy by Antonio Esteban Agüero, production and editing by Alfonso Nogueroles, cameras by Laurent Paulain, Manuel Alcaide and Sergio Pellico, directed by Carlos Guijarro, sound mixing by Marcos Salso and executive production by Eduardo Miri.
Three weeks ago the Teatrix theater platform, created by Argentine businesswoman Mirta Romay, produced this one-man poetic musical at the Infanta Isabel Theater in Madrid for its streaming version.
Through the texts of León Felipe, Alterio also travel a little his own history, talks about himself and his exile in Spain.
His acting debut was in 1948, when he starred Forbidden to commit suicide in spring, on a stage. His work in theater was uninterrupted for several decades and was a reference for his generation.
In 1975, during a tour of Spain, He was threatened with death by Triple A, and that situation marked his destiny since he decided not to return to Argentina. I would only do it years later, on some occasions, for work reasons
In Spain, his work had as much impact as in Argentina and managed to forge a career in film, theater and television. Even, he was also granted Spanish nationality. His children, Ernesto and Malena, also developed an acting career in that country, following their paternal heritage.
As part of the cast of many Spanish productions, he participated in To an unknown godby Jaime Chávarri, with which he won the award for best actor at the San Sebastián Festival; The crime of Cuenca; The nest (nominated for an Oscar), Don Juan in Hell Y The detective and death, among many more.
In theater he was the protagonist of Lthe maids, Dollhouse, The enemy of the people, Divine words, I, Claudio, In the golden pool Y The father, among so many more.