Primer Acto is a Spanish bi-monthly theater magazine based in Madrid, Spain. It has been in circulation since April 1957.

Primer Acto
CategoriesTheater magazine
FrequencyBi-monthly
Year founded1957
First issueApril 1957
CountrySpain
Based inMadrid
LanguageSpanish
WebsitePrimer Acto
ISSN0032-8367
OCLC825181

History and profileEdit

Primer Acto was established in 1957,[1] and the first issue appeared in April of that year.[2] It was started as a successor to Teatro, which existed from 1952 to 1957.[3] The magazine is published on a bi-monthly basis and covers Latin American and Spanish theatre.[1] José Monleón is the director of the magazine, which is headquartered in Madrid.[1] One of the earlier directors was José Monleon.[4] José Luis Alonso is among the former editors.[3] At the beginning of the 1960s the members of the editorial board included Arnold Wesker and Kenneth Tynan.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Primer Acto". Revistas Culturales. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. ^ María Teresa García Fernández-Villa (2017). Estudio de Primer Acto, revista especializada en información teatral (PhD thesis) (in Spanish). Universidad Complutense de Madrid. p. 21. Archived from the original on 21 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b c John London (1997). Reception and Renewal in Modern Spanish Theatre, 1939-1963. London: W. S. Maney & Son Ltd. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-901286-83-3.
  4. ^ Ferran Alberich; et al. (2015). "Film clubs, festivals, archives and magazines". In Jo Labanyi; Tatjana Pavlović (eds.). A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Malden, MA; Oxford: John Wiley & Sons. p. 457. ISBN 978-1-119-17013-6.

External linksEdit

Official website