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Picture: Magda Bizarro
By Heart by Tiago Rodrigues
Picture: Magda Bizarro
Picture: Magda Bizarro
By Heart by Tiago Rodrigues
Picture: Magda Bizarro
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Tiago Rodrigues’ piece revolves around the act of learning a poem by heart, creating on stage a community of poetic resistance. It is about a theatre that recognises itself as that place to transmit what cannot be measured in metres, euros or bytes. It is about the safe hiding-place that forbidden texts have always found in our brains and our hearts, as a guarantee of civilization even in the most barbaric and desolate times.
Past dates
June 2015
English with German surtitles
90 Min
Text & Performance
Tiago Rodrigues
Text fragments and quotes by
William Shakespeare, Ray Bradbury, George Steiner, Joseph Brodsky, amongst others
Set, props & costume / Production management
Magda Bizarro
Producer
Rita Mendes
Technical support
Amarílis Felizes
Translation & surtitles
Anna Kasten / KITA
German language coach
Regina Urban
German Premiere Jun 16 2015
Production: Teatro Nacional D. Maria II after an original creation by the company Mundo Perfeito. Co-production: O Espaço do Tempo, Maria Matos Teatro Municipal. Supported by: Governo de Portugal / DGArtes. Presented in the context of House on Fire with support by the Cultural Programme of the European Union. Thanks to: Goethe-Institut Lisbon.