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14 September Sala de Cenografia, 11am The Elephants’ Walk By Miguel Fragata and Inês Barahona Over 6s When the man dies, the elephants set off on a mysterious trek to his home as a final tribute: this wasn’t any man, he was one of them. A performance that reflects on the end, which is a mystery […]

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Histórias de Lx

The Teatro Meridional has created a show about Lisbon, in an essentially physical theatrical piece, highlighting contrasts and stereotypes, inspired by comic strips and their synthetic logic.

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Gardens Speak

Gardens Speak is an interactive sound installation by Lebanese artists Tania El Khoury containing the oral histories of ten people buried in Syrian gardens. These domestic burials of activists and protesters play out a continuing collaboration between the living and the dead. The dead protect the living by not exposing them to further danger at […]

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Partituras para ir (Music score to go), Joana Braga

Partituras para ir is a walking route in central Lisbon, created by artists and researchers from around the Teatro do Bairro Alto area. We invite the public to join us in search of Lisbon’s fifth façade (the name given to the rooftops of buildings in architecture) and of places and happenings which are invisible in […]

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Lookout – Andy Field

Created in collaboration with 16 children from a local primary school in Lisbon (Colégio de Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Casa Pia), Lookout is a one-to-one encounter between one adult audience member and one child performer taking place somewhere high up overlooking the city.  Together they look out at the city and imagine its future. […]

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Gertrude Stein and a Companion

By Win Wells; Directed by Fernanda Lapa An improbable dialogue between the deceased American writer and poet Gertrude Stein and her life companion for 25 years, Alice B.Toklas, who invokes her to share her opinions. More than a gay play, as it has been considered, it is a performance about a love relationship that shows […]

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Kusama and Warhol: POP’s greatest rip-off

The play “Kusama and Warhol: POP’s greatest rip-off” revolves around the psychological state of artist Yayoi Kusama and her obsession with the repetition of patterns and images, an idea introduced in the 1960s by the Japanese artist which was later reproduced by Andy Warhol, revolutionising the history of pop art. The rivalry between them was […]

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Parasomnia – Patrícia Portela

Parasomnia consists of an installation-performance spread across several rooms stimulating the production of melatonin as well as the sleepiness vapours suitable for inducing a sleep conducive to lucid dreams, the slowing down of bodies and the dragging of lives. Space, text, images Patrícia Portela video mural antechamber  Irmã Lucia lighting Leonardo Simões violin Elisabeth Drouwé  […]

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Libertas Project

The project “Libertas – the condition of a free person” aims to question the idea of human freedom, of who has freedom to speak, and the boundaries which exist between societies, classes, groups and individuals. The performance will take the form of a march/protest with participants catching a boat and then taking a walking route. […]

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Linhas Voadoras – Opening Show

In the evening of the first day of the month, cast your eyes up to the sky and witness a breathtaking adventure: Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga will be defying gravity and performing an aerial crossing of the Fonte Luminosa on Alameda D. Afonso Henriques. Balancing on a rope 33 metres up, this French artist who fell in […]

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Lisbon Busking Festival

The concept is simple: street performances in the public space, captivating passersby. Largo do Intendente will welcome circus artists, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, puppets, living statues, improvised poetry, dance, theatre, music and everything else imaginable. 10 to 13 september O EspaçO Workshop Clown over 16s Information and registration lisbonbuskingfestival@gmail.com 13 september “O papel das artes de rua nos processos de regeneração […]

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Entrada Livre

TEATRO by Pascal Rambert 15 september, 8pm Sala Garrett THEATRE was born in Russia. Pascal Rambert was at the Moscow Art Theatre, having been invited to present the play Clôture de d’amour in Russian. During the time he was there, Rambert spoke with the actors. Young and old. He heard the stories and memories of […]

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Antiprincesas | Clarice Lispector

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionised the world through literature, art […]

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Entrada Livre (Free Admission)

Shows 16 e 17 september Sala Garrett 7pm, saturday 4pm, sunday Lear from King Lear by William Shakespeare production: Bruno Bravo Production: Primeiros Sintomas / TNDMII   Outdoor 3pm to 8pm Building Conversation Lotte van den Berg /Third Space   Sala Estúdio 7.30pm, saturday 5pm, sunday Topografia by Teatro da Cidade   Salão Nobre 11am […]

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Kaleider – The Money

A drama-based game in which the audience becomes the cast and members of the public can take on one of two roles, the Silent Witness or the Player, the latter of whom gets to decide where the revenue from the ticket sales for the very show should go. The setting is highly unusual: the great hall of the Council Chambers at […]

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Não Khalo (open rehearsal)

Não Kahlo is a show which combines the universe of Alice in Wonderland with the world of Frida Kahlo.

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Não Khalo (premiere)

Não Kahlo is a show which combines the universe of Alice in Wonderland with the world of Frida Kahlo.

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Teatro das Nações

Based on an adaptation of texts by Monty Python, José Figueiredo Costa and Karl Valentin, the Teatro das Nações group bring three scenes to the stage: Quatro homens (Four Men) which revolves around four men and the difficulties of their lives; Vidas condomínias (Condominium lives), a comical portrait of condominium meetings which everyone so loves […]

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The Public Goes to the Theatre

Since 2016, the Public Goes to the Theatre project has been showing that the theatre also belongs to the public, even when it’s closed. Throughout the 2016-17 season, three different groups (adults, teachers and children) will follow the programme and work of the São Luiz Municipal Theatre team, taking the chance to get closer to […]

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My Europe / A Minha Europa

This show follows the life path of an English boy born in Birmingham, England, who came with his family to live in Portugal at the ends of the 80s and a Portuguese girl whose family emigrated to London. The protagonists go through their own stories, reflecting on the social and political changes that they have […]