By: Raynor Amaury Rivera Licea
Cubas star, Rosita Fornés offered her performance to the public in the south-eastern province of Granma, last December 23th and 24th, in the José Joaquín Palma Theater, in Bayamo, the capital of the province and in the Manzanillo Theater, in the city of that same name.
The show called Tres tiempos de mujer (Three stages of women), under the direction of Raúl de la Rosa Moya, and included the performances of the singers Maurín Iznaga and Yoli, who accompany the experienced actress in a tour around the female musical world. Potpourris of Viennese waltz and operettas, scenes from the great vaudeville, a Spanish picture dedicated to the recently deceased artists Rocío Durcal and Rocío Jurado and famous themes by Cuban and Latin American artists, as well as artist from other parts of the world are some of the proposals. With 83 years of age, Rosita still draws the public in national as well as international stages. Many people consider her one of the most all embracing contemporary artist of the country. Her preserved beauty and artistic history associate her with divas such as Maria Félix and Sarita Montiel, among others.