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Pre-Conquest Theatre

Theatre, as a space ( théātron in Greek or “place for viewing”), an object of analysis (a play), and a lens (theatricality), has long been associated with recognition and ways of knowing... MORE


The End of Atau Wallpa, A Tragedy
The End of Atau Wallpa, A Tragedy

This conquest drama reenacts the fateful confrontation between the Inca Atahualpa and the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro. Indigenous and mestizo communities...MORE


The Candle King
The Candle King

This raucous play by Brazil’s most notorious avant-garde writer helped spark the Tropicália counterculture movement when it made its belated debut in 1967. The title character, Abelard I, is a moneylender...MORE


The Jealous Officer, or The Fearsome Slave Catcher
The Jealous Officer, or The Fearsome Slave Catcher

This witty parody of a melodramatic French adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello is an example of the comédia de costumbres, a popular genre that depicted local customs...MORE


The Camp
The Camp

When Martin shows up to his new job at an unidentified corporation, he immediately develops a sense of unease: the director is a man named Franco who wears an S.S. uniform...MORE


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