142nd ATEF’s production
GLADIADORES a comic satire by Alfredo Cortez, with dramaturgy and staging by Eduardo Luíz.
“The text addresses the myths of modern life, publicity, the psychosis of the organic, of organisation, idolatry, limited legalism, the greed for money and power, bureaucracy, misunderstandings of love, feminism, machismo, the war of the sexes, the butchery of culture, of life, of politics … and as a force of redemption … humankind unsettled … and yet time always has a say… “
7th to 27th March 2018 at Cine Teatro Stº António
Thursday to Saturday at 9:00 p.m. and Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
Friday | 16th March | 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday | 27th March | World Theatre Day | 9:00 p.m.
(integrated in the AMO-Teatro Festival)
TRANSLATIONS in Portuguese Sign Language – 16th and 27th March
This is the living story of a matron who, having married nineteen times, was always unscathedly free from each of her marriage darings! Nineteen burned martyrs, one by one, in the same oven! … Because this new version of Padeira de Aljubarrota (reference to Brites de Almeida the Portuguese Medieval baker who burnt the Spanish enemies during the attack of Aljubarrota, Portugal, in 1385) is the heroine of «Gladiadores»! With her a petty and frightening intrigue to all men was woven…