The Teatro Maria Matos positions itself, according to the Production Force, as a space for the creation of the present, as a meeting place for different but united people, a Theater for all and for all.
The programming of the space will focus mainly on the realization of theatrical productions for the general public, with its own productions, national and international co-productions and partnerships in a regular, diverse and accessible offer, organized in long and medium seasons.
In addition to the central Theater program, there will also be activities in the area of music, with a regular focus on the offer, in the form of cycles, festivals and presentations, and the possibility of developing projects of a social and inclusive nature with educational and social concerns is equally open. that will promote new audiences.
As a municipal theater, Maria Matos often worked with the community in the area where she is located and, according to the Production Force, this work will continue.
In addition, the company intends to develop an informal network of partnerships with production structures for theater, dance, music and museums, proposing to integrate a ‘crossing / sharing program’ of spectators, based on coherent relationship proposals, inspired by programmatic content designed in each season for Maria Matos.
The Maria Matos Theater also has a café whose opening date is “yet to be defined”.
On July 15 Maria Matos reopens with the replacement of the musical ‘Avenida Q’, which was on stage in 2017 at Teatro da Trindade and at Casino de Lisboa and in 2018 at Teatro Sá da Bandeira, in Porto.
The musical, staged by Rui Melo, will be on stage between July 15th and November 1st. Before, on July 14, a solidarity essay is scheduled.
Maria Matos’ musical program starts with the Clans, who will present their new album, ‘Véspera’, on July 20.
During the summer, concerts by Cabrita (August 3) and Afonso Cabral (August 4), the show Salvador Sobral sings Brel (August 10 and 11) and performances by Alma Nuestra (August 17 and 18), Salvador Sobral (August 24 and 25) and Ruge, project by journalist Rodrigo Guedes de Carvalho (September 7 and 8).