Theatre

Jungle reviews: “The Asphalt Kiss”

The Stonecrabs Theatre Company faced the challenge of presenting Nelson Rodrigues’ play in English and ended up pleasing the audience with humour and anguish, in a truly memorable experience.

Brazilian theatre company is back with two thrilling productions

Stonecrabs Theatre celebrates the Centenary of Brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues with the new production of Asphalt Kiss and A Mother’s Will, a brand new adaptation of Lorca’s ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’

AUG
3

Life after Frida! Gael is back to Edinburgh

Brazilian actress Gael Le Cornec is back to the Scottish capital with the same formula (and that’s not to say it’s a bad thing!) with “Camille Claudel” a story of passion, art and self-destruction in the life of celebrated sculptor and Rodin’s lover Camille Claudel

MAY
22

Machines for Living @ the Blue Elephant Theatre

Exploring the legacy of Britain’s tower blocks in Britain Machines for Living is an irreverent, dynamic and visually impressive production that combines humour with a tragic scope.

MAY
18

Brazil visits Shakespeare twice in London

Brazil takes part in the World Shakespeare Festival 2012 with two plays showing in London.

DEC
2

Hatun Machu Picchu @ Bolívar Hall

A Celebration of Andean heritage and culture featuring puppetry, poetry, music and dance. Performers include Fernando Torres, Sofia Buchuck, Cameron McBride, Jose Navarro, Alex Alfaro, as well as special guests. There will be a homage to Javier Heraud and songs

NOV
28

SACRED 2011 @ Chelsea Theatre

SACRED – based at the Chelsea Theatre in London – is a seasonal event showcasing live art and contemporary performance throughout the year. This November there are bringing some Brazilian artists to our attention.

NOV
25

Todas Elas (All of Them)

Creative Brazil presents Todas Elas (All of Them), a series of comic monologues performed by Laura Arantes and directed by Duda Ribeiro.

OCT
17

CASA Latin American Theatre Festival

The CASA Latin American Theatre Festival returns for 2011, premiering six new works from theatre companies based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Venezuela. The festival will take place from Monday 17th October until Sunday 23rd, and will also include the Nuestra CASA Scratch Festival, offering emerging artists the opportunity to display their work.

OCT
10

Viva Venezuela

A company of twenty-five dancers and ten musicians take flamenco, Middle Eastern belly dancing, African percussion, Venezuelan joropo, Caribbean calypso and modern salsa in Venezuela Viva, an exhilarating production at the London Palladium.