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A exceção e a regra (1987, 1998)

Following one of Brecht's major premises, that theater should fulfill it's mission of creating critical consciousness while still entertaining, Ói Nóis adapts The exception and the rule to the streets. The story of the merchant and the porter who get lost in the desert is complemented by a chorus of seven performers, who sing the events using Afro-Brazilian rhythms, and a body of eleven performers that personifies the geography, the animals, and the feelings of the story.



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  • Title: A exceção e a regra
  • Alternate Title: The exception and the rule
  • Holdings: photo gallery, video (HIDVL)
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Date: 1987
  • Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Type-Format: play, performance
  • Cast: Adriano Marinho, Ângela Gonçalves, Antônio Motta, Auro Azevedo, Arlete Cunha, Caio Gomes, Clélio Cardoso, Dheiser Veiga, Ênio Castro, Isabella Lacerda, Janete Berdet, Jacque Rosa, José Carlos Carvalho, Marcos Castilhos, Marcos Langranha, Maria Rosa, Miriam Pereira, Nara Mattos, Paulo Flores, Regina Perdomo, Salvador Gutterres, Sérgio Etchichury, Silvana Stein, Túlio Quevedo, Virgínia Ferreira, Zezinho Moura, and Zé da Terreira; Alex Barros Cassal, Graça Carpes, Isabel Azevedo, Jarbas, João França Peixoto, Luan Cassal, and Renan Costa
  • Credits: Play by Bertolt Brecht; Ói Nóis Aqui Traveiz, direction, costumes and props; Alex de Souza, Mário Falcão, and Zé da Terreira, music

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