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Plataforma285 / Raimundo Cosme
Past event
Dates and Schedules

8 to 14 October

Families: Saturday and Sunday , 11h and 16h
Schools: Monday to Friday, 10h30 and 14h30


Sala Mário Viegas


€3, €7 adults

Age Restriction

Target audience: 3 > 6 years; 3+

Portuguese Sign Language Relaxed Session

For families: 14 October, 11h

Portuguese Sign Language

For schools: 8 to 12 October, subject to booking


In Os Livros do Rei, David Machado writes and Gonçalo Viana illustrates the story of a prince who ascends to the throne after the death of his father during an earthquake that destroyed the whole city. The prince, a lover of literature, believing that a better world can be created — using the images he kept from his readings —, decides to imagine, design and (even) rebuild his city. This is a performance about rebuilding after destruction, about the chance to dream about impossible things, about architecture, about the absence of impossible things in art and, also, about the role art can play in the construction of tomorrow. A project that lives between literature, theatre and illustration.

Cast and Creative

Creation Raimundo Cosme Text David Machado Stage designer Gonçalo Viana Sound Van Ayres Costume designer Mariana Sá Nogueira Production director Raquel Bravo Support Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, Cão Solteiro Co-production Plataforma285, Centro das Artes e do Espectáculo – Município de Sever do Vouga and São Luiz Teatro Municipal / Raimundo Cosme is an Associated Artist of Espaço do Tempo


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