Directed by Nicolás Cobos and Paola Jean Jean, Madero Tango releases an ultimate artistic innovation. A show written, directed and interpreted within the 2020 Argentine lockdown.
A different proposal to live the Tango in all its forms. An audiovisual editing challenge that joins together dancers, singers, musicians and actors within a production totally realized in the distance. With the musical assembly of its orchestra, Madero Tango unveils a new form of producing art in times of social distancing.
The series consists of 8 weekly chapters. It releases worldwide on Friday 31st of July at 9pm (Argentine time zone). You can buy each chapter individually or, at the price of 3 chapters, you can access the whole series.
GENDER: MUSICAL MINISERIES
AMOUNT OF CHAPTERS: 8
LENGTH: 30 MIN. EACH CHAPTER
FORMAT: 1920 X 1080 FHD
NAME OF THE PLAY: Mi Buenos Aires Querido (Encierro en el Conventillo) (My Dear Buenos Aires-Confinement at the Conventillo).
PRODUCTION: MADERO TANGO
During the year 1927 a pandemic batters the world and Buenos Aires declares a mandatory confinement for all its citizens to stay at home as from the announcement moment.
A central location conventillo gathers all the characters that live together during the confinement period. Some of them: owners, relatives and regular travelers. Others, foreign visitors stranded in the rooms of this place.
This musical series, set and realized entirely during the 2020 confinement, will capture the audience showing one more time that the Tango is a timeless story of life itself.
(in alphabetical order)
BERTA AND CIPRIANO - DANCERS, ART DIRECTORS - Just married, confident and in love. Patient.
CAMILLE AND FORTUNATO - DANCERS - Foreign tourists that are at the conventillo because of a fraud.
CRISTÍN - MALAMBO DANCER - Heavy gambler. He arrived in Buenos Aires doing the only thing he knows to do in life: to gamble.
DOMINGO - ACTOR - Host. An old friend of Doña Gracia.
DOÑA GRACIA - ACTRESS, SINGER - Initial owner of the conventillo. Intelligent, noble, hard worker.
HIPÓLITO - ACTOR, SINGER - An old friend of the family. Port Travel Agent. A swindler, a show off.
ISIDORO - BANDONEONIST - He is the errand guy of the conventillo and his only real interest in life is to make music.
LICINIA - SINGER - Doña Gracia´s daughter. Current manager of the property.
LIDIA - ACTRESS, SINGER (Double character) - Recently widowed, she came from Mar del Plata searching shelter from Licinia, her cousin. Religious woman.
LUCRECIA - DANCER - She came to Argentina in the last arrived steamer. She had an arranged marriage abroad and waits to meet her unknown husband.
PETRA AND NICANOR - DANCERS - Recently arrived from Europe. They are alone, fearful and having a baby.
VICENTE - DANCER - Licinia´s son. He feels he doesn´t belong to the conventillo or his circumstances and other social classes do not accept him. He is desperately looking for his own way.
ADITIONAL CAST: An instrumental sextet each chapter.
ORIGINAL AUDIO: Spanish.
SUBTITLES: YES. Portuguese and English.
VOLUME OF DIALOGUES: 10% (90% SONG, DANCE, INSTRUMENTAL).