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ANTIPRINCESAS – LEONOR, MARQUESA DE ALORNA

By CLÁUDIA GAIOLAS
Dates and Schedules

1 to 7 June

Schedule to be announced

Venue

Sala Bernardo Sassetti

Price

€3 children; €7 adults; free for adults accompanying schools

Age Restriction

Age rate pending
> 6 years old

Accessibility
Portuguese Sign Language Audio Description

Dates and schedules to be announced

Description

In the Antiprincesas performance cycle Cláudia Gaiolas premieres two plays dedicated to Portuguese women who left a mark on history.. Leonor, Marquea de Alorna,’s childhood was marked by the public execution of her grand-parents, the marquis of Távora, accused of a supposed attack on king D. José’s life and the imprisonment of her whole family. At 8 years old she was then sent to the São Félix Convent in Chelas where she remained until her 26th birthday. There, Leonor kept a secret correspondence with her father who tried to educate her remotely. She became a celebrated writer and a woman who never let anyone dominate her, challenging political power and the Church in her quest for justice and freedom.

Festas de Lisboa
21 and 22 June
Venue to be announced

Cast and Creative

Direction Cláudia Gaiolas Performance Leonor Cabral Dramaturgy Alex Cassal Stage design Carla Martinez Costumes Ainhoa Vidal Sound design Teresa Gentil Executive producer Armando Valente Commissioned by São Luiz Teatro Municipal and EGEAC — Programação em Espaço Público, and co-produced with Teatro Municipal do Porto and teatro meia volta e depois à esquerda quando eu disser Teatro meia volta e depois à esquerda quando eu disser is supported by República Portuguesa – Cultura / Direção-Geral das Artes

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