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Press from Spain

El Periódico de Catalunya

March 2000
"The actor who converts subversion into poetry. He is the argentinian Horacio Ladrón de Guevara, and in Bukowski Carnival, a literary cabaret show, he plays eight characters. "

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November 1999
"Two dancers, Diana Morris and Vicenç Arranz; two singers-actors, Horacio Ladrón de Guevara and Mayte Caparrós and a musician, Diego Orta, are responsible for creating this mythical and poetic trip to the origins of tango, that Jorge Luís Borges defined as infamous."

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March 2000
"Bukowski is alive in the Malic Theatre(...) The author of Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness has in Ladrón de Guevara a good conductor, especially in the most dramatic moments."

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La Guía del Ocio

February 1999
"Bukowski Carnival (...) a suggestive show based on texts and poems of this enfant terrible of american literature, performed as a 'one-man-show' by the argentinian singer and actor Horacio Ladrón de Guevara"

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February 1999
"Bukowski carnival, the cabaret show by the argentinian actor Horacio Ladrón de Guevara that recreates the explosive universe of Charles Bukowski"

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May 1999
"A cabaret where 8 characters display the crudest and most sublime aspects of the author of Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions and General Tales of Ordinary Madness."

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March 2000
"Sometimes funny, sometimes poetic, always caustic and for sure convincing. That is Bukovski carnival"

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Avui

November 1999
"Mitotango (...) Original show that goes into the origins of tango (...) Tango has finally found a door to the external world."

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El 9 Nou

July 2000
"Bukowsky never leaves anyone indifferent (...) it can generate in the viewer the biggest rejection or the biggest praise."

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Clic

May 2001
"Cuando el fuego viste de negro", is the third play by TAKO TEATRE, a company born under the Barcelona Gay-Lesbian Association."

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Fundació Escena

February 2000
"Bukowski Carnival (...) Songs and poems are the grounds of a show that excels on its visual impact. "

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Prensa Argentina

Buenos Aires Herald

April 1989
"The actor, Guevara, also sings, using good musical resources. He has a well rounded voice, his tones impressing correctly. (...) Arnal, Gabriela Pastor and Pablo Mainetti form a trio of most able musicians whose intervention enhance the characteristics of this show."

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February 1989
"The principal figure is Horacio Guevara, a young actor who with excellent delivery gives us Cortazar texts (...) But Guevara sings too, and very well, with a clear voice, good tune and a natural richness.(...) Worth seeing."

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Clarín

December 1990
"Borges, Un Viaje en Globo (...) The acting has to be praised and Horacio Guevara and María Marta Mazur are fully responsible for that (...) Horacio Guevara is a magician who successfully drifts away from supposedly proven techniques, to dive into a composition that moves between realism and very well driven ambiguity."

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Época

November 1983
"The public enjoyed a really good show. "

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"Written in a very original way with texts from the author and music by Luis and Marcelo Arnal and Rubén Sosa."

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La Nación

June 1989
"El Cortázar Tango Club (...) Emotional homage to Julio Cortázar"

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Página 12

February 1989
"El Cortázar Tango Club (...) The biggest acting responsability falls on the young actor and singer Horacio Guevara, who delivers with strength and emotion and who has a deep and melodious voice with deep dramatic roots."

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Buenos Aires Ocio

May 1996
"El Saturnal (...) Everything comes together as a very original show, very well presented, with compositions that create a no end of surprising and expressive scenes, with a rounded theatical continuum. Directed by Horacio Ladrón de Guevara."

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Press from Chile

Diario Proa

February 2002
"Tangos para Afrodita (...) a play that has broken all attendance records in every country where it has been presented."

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El Líder

February 2002
"Tangos para Afrodita (...) performed with the magic and charm of the argentinian actor Horacio Ladrón de Guevara."

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February 2002
"Tangos para Afrodita (...) The magic and charm of this one-man-show can be felt"

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El Mercurio

January 2002
"Tangos de Afrodita, Beckett and El ángel y la princesa are the most interesting international shows starting this week."

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El Metropolitano

January 2003
"Tangos de Afrodita, the success of a 'one-man show'. (...) In Barcelona, the shows from the argentinian Horacio Ladrón de Guevara, are on the crest of the wave of vanguard. That is because the versatile artist -writer, actor and singer - is capable of mastering any stage just by himself."

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La Nación

March 2002
"Tangos para Afrodita (...) is a dynamic play, in spite of being a monologue, Horacio Ladrón de Guevara, who plays all the characters in the play, brings enough versatility and agility for each of them to have their own identity."

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January 2002
"Tangos para Afrodita (...) Tango and acting together. "

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Las Últimas Notícias

January 2002
"The Chilean Cultural Aggregate in Barcelona, Julio Jung, was impressed by the artist versatility and said that Tangos de Afrodita HAD to go to Chile."

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January 2002
"Among foreign plays , the three plays with a bigger public success were Argentinian: Lluvia irlandesa, Hermosura and Tangos de Afrodita."

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