Category: theater

July 30, 2021 0

Spectator Collection: The theater is us

By Philip Daniel

If theater serves to think society, to provoke emotions, reinforce or destroy political regimes, create stereotypes or destroy them, that is fine, but the challenge left is something as simple as looking around and realizing who we are as theater spectators , and to become aware of those around us, is to realize that there is more theater than spectacle.

July 23, 2021 0

a doll house

By Philip Daniel

A Dollhouse by Norwegian Henrik Ibsen continues to make sense, it continues to scream in the 21st century that we are no longer in the 19th century, in which sexist and patriarchal attitudes are already outdated, and this show with this staging wants to remind us of that.

May 27, 2021 0

Distant – Caryl Churchill Cycle at TNDMII

By Philip Daniel

Distant, it is a surrealist and dystopian play, in which Teresa Coutinho brings to the scene a society plagued by fear and the clash of borders, in an imaginary world, sometimes almost so close to reality that it becomes frightening.

May 7, 2021 0

Catarina… [a note based on the work of Tiago Rodrigues]

By Philip Daniel

This piece with all the characteristics indicated has become the target of criticism and support. Repudiation and praise, however, the text that follows does not intend to evaluate the work in question, nor to make a traditional theatrical criticism. This piece is used here to help deepen the debate around what is, or could be, a kind of Political Theater.

April 29, 2021 0

Luiza de Jesus - The Killer of the Wheel

By Rui Freitas

Maria Henrique is transfigured and reconfigured again and again, under the dominion of Luíza de Jesus who owns her; she is condemned on the way to the gallows, while being attenuated (burned with red-hot tongs), a lost face without an identifiable expression, but not only.