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Teatro Ciego

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Address: Calle Zelaya 3006, Buenos Aires C1171ADB, Argentina
Phone Number:
+54 11 6379-8596
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed 15:00 - 23:00
Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 15:00 - 01:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego ("Argentine Centre of Blind...

Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego ("Argentine Centre of Blind Theatre") is the only theatre in the world in which all performances are given in complete darkness. It is an inclusive cultural venue where senses are the main characters. It is currently showing 7 plays, including a gourmet show, a play for children and musicals. Darkness allows for a new perception of reality making sight unnecessary. This makes it possible for those with a visual disability to be fully engaged in the conducted activities. Teatro Ciego has hired 70 people, 40% of which is blind or with low vision.

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I went there for my second time and I definitely love it! It's a different experience where you car really feel music inside you

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Cena Ciego / Blind Dinner. I guess it's my fault, as I was going into this thinking it'd be more of a dinner than a show: a gastronomic experience without light to savor and really enjoy the food we were eating from a different perspective. However, the food was below average -- pretty crappy street quality stuff like you'll get... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I went there for my second time and I definitely love it! It's a different experience where you car really feel music inside you

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

At first I didn't know what to expect. We were taken in line to the restaurant, completely dark. We were seated in large tables side by side our couples with other people in front and at our side (the other side). The plate with the food was already tthere, it is a six course menue all with finger food. While... More 

Thank pinkfloyd412
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

It is a strange and unforgettable visit. The theatre was turned into pitch dark when the show started. The theme of the show on the night was 'Queen'. All we had was on going Queen's music ever for entitle one hours. Not sure why we paid 120 peso to go there instead of at home. :(

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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We went with our teens , it's one of the best experiences I've been ! Really nice , funny and sometimes with the sensation of being somewhere else ! The front and the entrance of the building are a bit rusty but once the show goes on you enter in an atmosphere that makes you change your mind!! We went... More 

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

We went to "A ciegas gourmet". Food was pretty bad - I dont mind if its a bit cold but it was also not fresh and for the price I paid I thought at least the food should be good. The show was nice and the actors were good but better go if you have a very good Spanish. The... More 

Thank Morin M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

The "blind theatre group" offers different shows. One of them even includes a gourmet experience with a blind dinner. In my personal case, I chose to start with a simple play. Anxiety. Curiosity. Great expectations. Those were my mixed feelings as the time for the show was drawing near. The initial moments in total darkness were at first puzzling but... More 

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Amazing and unique. First time I've been to a "blind theatre" and I loved it, would definitely go to another show. All darkness, but full of sensations... smell, sound... enhance your senses and experience things from a different angle.

Thank nusenovich
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

I loved this. You get to eat dinner while in complete darkness. While the first few minutes of total darkness can be unnerving, eventually you start to feel your other senses become heightened. The theatric play that goes with the dinner was also very interesting. Must "see".

Thank martinblock
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

The show is very well prepared and unusual for people with sight. It is amazing how much our other senses can gather when we cannot see anything. It creates a better understanding of how much a person without sight can feel of their surroundings . Great show and a superb experience, it should be seen by all people.

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