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THEATER | País das canções de embalar | 10€

January 21 @ 21:00 - January 23 @ 22:20


Here’s the organizers’ synopsis País das canções de embalar (aka ‘Lullaby Country’):
“A flight attendant guides us on a journey and asks us to forget. A crossing in a sailing boat. A story narrated by two women. A musician. A conflict arises between the author in the text and the author of the text, and the one who narrates loses control of the language as the text proliferates. The story she wanted to tell was the story of a Portuguese water dog that, for reasons she doesn’t know, was impossible for her to tell. The scenic device plays with the questions that open up in the search for an identity, be it the identity of Vitor, of a country, of a city, or of a dog: what if the differentiation between you and me were impossible? What if the certainty and authenticity of an “I” no longer constituted a problem? Close your eyes and see. A dream: a lulling net is woven where words rest. Places of imagination where songs that evoke interrogations echo.
‘My autobiography is always someone else’s life story.’
David Antunes, We, The Animals, 2013.”

Creation: Ariadne Project
With: Carlos Sério, Daniela Silva and Vânia Geraz
Text: Daniela Silva and Vânia Geraz
Music: Melody and lyrics – Vânia Geraz; Composition – António Neves da Silva and Carlos Sério
Sound design: Carlos Sério
Light design: Rui Seabra
Scenic space and costumes design: Ângela C., Daniela Silva and Vânia Geraz
Graphic design: Pedro Fonte
Production: Vânia Geraz
Co-production: Teatro do Noroeste – CDV and Creta – Laboratório de Criação Teatral

Fri-Sun, 21h-22h20.


*20% ‘Benfica Stage’ discount; more info and reservations via bilheteiraonline@jf-benfica.pt. Ticket Office opens 1h before the show.


January 21 @ 21:00
January 23 @ 22:20
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Auditório Carlos Paredes
Av. Gomes Pereira, 1500-328 Lisboa, Portugal
Lisboa, Lisboa 1500-328 Portugal
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