Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – After nearly three years in the making, the new El teatro de Playa del Carmen (Playa del Carmen theater) is set to make its debut.
Construction began in September 2012 and carried through until this month at a cost of nearly 142 million peso. Upon completion, the theater will be able to accommodate 732 people.
Municipal Director of Culture, Luis Ernesto Lopez, confirmed that in coming days, people will be informed about getting tickets for concerts. He said, “Now it’s important to create public awareness so people don’t stay at home. Every time there is an event, people should notify at least 10 other people.”
The theater is set for an official inauguration on July 28 as part of the ccelebrations of the 22nd anniversary the City of Solidarity.
On July 29 and 30, the theater will host the State Symphony Orchestra.
As a permanent feature of the new theater, every Sunday it will host a cultural program.
Lopez said they will gradually integrate different events in Playa del Carmen, such as the Jazz Festival in the Riviera Maya and other programs of theater and dance since the theater is for professionalize artists.