Sala MAC

Sala MAC

Sala Maria Aurèlia Capmany

The Sala Maria Aurèlia Capmany is the main auditorium at the Mercat de les Flors. Thanks to its flexible layout it can host many different types of show. The maximum seating capacity is 436. It is named after the city councillor who decided to convert the Mercat de les Flors into a theatre, the multifaceted woman of culture Maria Aurèlia Capmany (Barcelona, 1918-1991), an outstanding novelist and essayist interested in questions of culture and feminism, translator and scriptwriter for comics, radio and television. In 1959, together with the theatre director Ricard Salvat, she founded the Adrià Gual School of Drama, where she premiered works of her own, such as Preguntes i respostes sobre la vida i la mort de Francesc Layret, advocat dels obrers de Catalunya and L’ombra de l’escorpí. In the world of politics, she was a member of the Socialist Party of Catalonia (PSC), councillor for Culture in Barcelona City Council and a member of the Provincial Council of Barcelona.


View the layout of the Sala Maria Aurèlia Capmany

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