Agenda Municipal / Theatre Scapin the Schemer

Thu 05 and Fri 06 May
Casa das Artes programme

Casa das Artes | Grand Auditorium - 21h30

Admission: 4 euros | Students, Cultural Quadrilateral Card and Seniors (65 years and up): 2 euros | Rating: M/12 | Duration: 85 min | A co-production of ACE Famalicão and Casa das Artes de Famalicão

This comedy is constituted by an intrinsic soap opera scheme that makes status games, comedy of deceit, physical gags or dense love scenes succeed at the speed of a page turn, sweeping the spectator off his feet and keeping the narrative active with a contemporary action film rhythm. Although "Scapin the Schemer" is one of Molière's last plays, it is seen as a return to his early works and to the school of commedia dell'arte that always influenced the oppulent playwright's writing. It is, therefore, the best of both worlds, combining the narrative simplicity of the Italian scheme with the French psychological density that Molière masterfully imprints on it.

Technical file
Text: Molière
Translation: Leopoldo de Araújo
Directed by: António Parra
Cast (ACE): Alexandra Sousa, Beatriz Cardoso, Beatriz Paquete, Beatriz Pelayo, Carminho Postiga, Carolina Figueiredo, Catarina Coelho, Emanuel Mirra, Filipa Morim, Lara Maio, Lemos, Leonor Neto, Luísa Araújo, Lukas, Márcia Rodrigues, Margarida Airosa, Margarida Pinto, Margarida Teixeira, Maria Cunha, Maria Nogueira, Mariana Casqueira
Set design: Ana Gormicho
Costumes and props: Paula Cabral
Lighting design: José Saraiva
Sound design: Fábio Ferreira
Cinematography: João Duarte
Video recording: Rui Bezerra
Hair: José Resende
Production Direction: Glória Cheio
Production: Sofia Peralta

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