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Grupo Contadores de Estorias

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Must do when visiting Paraty

If you enjoy theatre or arts, you must see this show when visiting Paraty! You will forget that the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A perfect place to know and have a little fun. Was incredible see how simple and progressive (at... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
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“Must do when visiting Paraty”
Jan 2, 2017
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A company that celebrates 47 years of existence, since the big masks from their earlier work in 1971, to the dancers in the 80's and 90's and the small puppets - almost alive - that have made company known, the Contadores de Estórias (The...more
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Rua Dona Geralda 42 | close to the Santa Rita Square, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
(24) 3371 1575
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy theatre or arts, you must see this show when visiting Paraty! You will forget that the characters are only puppets and will go on a roller coaster of emotions. Very talented actors and charming theatre with excellent costumer service. Would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

A perfect place to know and have a little fun. Was incredible see how simple and progressive (at the same time) they can touch us. Without words they say a lot. Thank you guys for make me see this show.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Edilene G
Reviewed December 16, 2015

The figures are amazing! You get to the point you forget they are being handled by humans :) I was disappointed with the fact that it doesn't have a story! They are small pieces of 3 - 5 minutes each, but they are not related!...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lan M
Reviewed November 9, 2015

An amazingly bad way to spend an hour. There were 2 good things: the show only lasted an hour, and the theatre was not unbearably hot. The show consists of 2 actors dressed in black with their faces covered, slowly manipulating small puppets through a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Ana Maria W
Reviewed March 16, 2015

A pretty small theatre in the centre of Paraty, we were advised it was worth seeing. The theatre is small about 50 people and when we booked she recommended we had front row seats to see the movement of the puppets faces. The show was...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank UKMary611
Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

A very intimate setting , interesting show and kept us entertained the whole time. The bath washing scene was out favorite . It is a small, dark and very quiet setting, very unique and nice unless... You you suffer for hysterical laughter as my mom...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank HeddyInBrazil
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beautiful stories told with an amazing set of old time puppets. Emotional and dramatic, they will make you feel the full array of emotions from happiness and laughter to extreme sadness and unexpected shock and a definite when in paraty. Appropriate for singles, couples and...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank locosfc
Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

FANTASTIC show! Simple but so exquisitely different and delicate. The puppets are made to perfection and the manipulators make them seem so incredibly life like! Make sure you book ahead at a tourist shop ( we booked with the one behind the church with the...More

2  Thank JessBeavon
Reviewed April 25, 2014

This marvellous puppetry piece is a must do in Paraty. We are avid theatre goers and this exceeded our expectations. The show goes for one hour and is made up of 7 short stories. It is literally breathtaking, almost to the point that it is...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful series of character vignettes told in a theatrical and engaging way. Magical: even when you know it is simply articulated dolls manipulated by two actors, you can't help believing that they are individual characters with deep and meaningful stories to tell. Book early- it's...More

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