Naves del Español: ‘Erresuma/Kingdom/Reino’

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Naves del Español: ‘Erresuma/ Kingdom/ Reino’
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The play ‘Erresuma/Kingdom/Reino’, based on William Shakespeare’s historical tragedies, is a new production of the Arriaga Theatre. Directed by Calixto Bieito and adapted by Bernardo Atxaga, the play can be seen at Madrid’s Naves del Español theatre, in Matadero, from 11 March to 10 April. Thanks to an agreement between the Etxepare Basque Institute and Teatro Español, the performance on Sunday, 10 April, will be in Basque with Spanish surtitles.

The cast includes José María Pou, Joseba Apaolaza, Lucía Astigarraga, Ylenia Baglietto, Ainhoa Etxebarria, Miren Gaztañaga, Iñaki Maruri, Koldo Olabarri, Lander Otaola, Eneko Sagardoy and Mitxel Santamarina.

The history of 15th century England is marked by the so-called “War of the Two Roses”, which is how the Civil War between the House of Lancaster and the House of York is popularly known. The name comes from the fact that the two Houses’ respective symbols were a red rose and a white rose, both heirs to King Edward III and both aspirants to the throne

The tales of Shakespeare’s kings are filled with violence, hatred, corruption, reflection, maturity, unease, uncertainty, anger, pity…

Erresuma/Kingdom/Reino´ is a production of Teatro Arriaga of Bilbao and Teatro Español of Madrid, Teatro Principal of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Teatro Victoria Eugenia of Donostia and Muxikebarri of Getxo.

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