From comedy to tragedy to several languages at the Almada Festival

On Saturday, the 18th, the Festival starts at 3 pm, at the Incredible Almadense, with Johan Padan a la discovery of le Americhe. A comedy created by Dario Fo. Show spoken in Gramelot (dialect invented by Dario Fo, which mixes ancient Italian from Lombardy and Venice with Catalan, Castilian, Provencal, Portuguese and Arabic) and subtitled in Portuguese

At 4 pm, Mártir, by Marius von Mayenburg, staged by Rodrigo Francisco, by CTA, in the TMJB Experimental Room.

At 6 pm, The Scapin Artimanas, A Comedy by Molière, staged by João Mota, for the Commune. One of the premieres of the Almada Festival that you can see at Forum Romeu Correia.

At 9 pm, Future Lovers, by Celso Giménez, by the company La Tristura, from Madrid, in the TMJB Main Room. The show is spoken in Spanish and subtitled in Portuguese.

At 9:30 pm, another show that premiered at the Almada Festival: Instructions to abolish Christmas, by Michael Mackenzie, staged by Isabel dos Santos, by ACTA – The Companhia de Teatro do Algarve, which is on stage at the Cine-Teatro da Academia Almadense.

Scapin’s tricks (Fernando Lopes-Graça Auditorium of the Romeu Correia Municipal Forum, on the 16th and 17th, at 9:30 pm; on the 18th, at 6pm; and on the 19th, at 3pm, and at 9:30 pm) M / 12 1:30 am

This is one of Molière’s best-known comedies (1622-1673), a prose play and in three acts, performed for the first time in Paris in 1671. Strongly marked by the popular and expressionist spirit and expression of the commedia dell’arte. Initially criticized for its aesthetics, considered too popular and even offensive, this comedy would gain enormous popularity after the death of its author, becoming one of the most represented plays in the French theatrical repertoire. The show, staged by João Mota uses the 1962 translation by the Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987).

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