Barts, a new theatre in Barcelona
Barts is a new theatre and multi-disciplinary space that breathing new life into the Teatre Arteria Paral·lel. Administration of the facilities will be taken over by The Project, who present an extensive and diverse programme over the coming months.
On the 24th of January 2013, Barcelona Arts On Stage (BARTS) came of age and, as of that date, administration of the old Teatre Arteria Paral-el was in the hands of The Project. Barts is a multi-disciplinary concept which aims to include music, theatre, comedy, circus, cinema, dance and even the propagation of science in the form of conferences and presentations.
All in all, however, the best proof of the eclecticism of the programming can be seen in the events scheduled for the coming weeks and months that you can see on the Barts official webpage. The centre also serves as a prominent venue for a number of musical events such as De Cajón! and the Barcelona Guitar Festival.
Regarding the facilities themselves, Barts has two options: the main auditorium, with a total capacity of 1500 people, both standing and seated, and the smaller hall, with a capacity of 200.
Barts is a new strategic space, a new concept of cultural center linked to the environment. A citizen and contemporary proposals for all public, open to any art project. Barts is true multi-space located in the middle of the iconic Parallel Street, the scenic and cultural hub of Barcelona.
El Paral·lel is the street of the theaters. It ‘s the Broadway of Barcelona. El Paral·lel emerges from the project to extend the city designed by Ildefons Cerdà. From its birth, a series of contradictory urban planning regulations facilitated the appearance of ephemeral buildings and the conversion of this street into a dense area of leisure and entertainment. This area of the city has provided the inspiration for a long list of artists, including Picasso, Nonell, Francesc Domingo, Ricard Urgell, Ricard Canals, Ramon Casas, Rafael Barradas, Feliu Elias (“Apa”), Opisso, Emili Bosch Roger, Ismael Smith, Jaume Pasarell, Picabia and Gleizes.
Barcelona and Catalonia are the cradle of great artists, and offers endless possibilities for culture and art lovers. If you are looking for a holiday full of art and knowledge, you will be amazed with the outstanding museums and theatres of Barcelona. Book one of the Rent Top Apartmens exclusive accommodations in the city and you will live a unique experience.