May 22, 9:30 pm, Grand Auditorium
Based on a text by Thomas Bernard and with artistic direction by David Pereira Bastos, Praça dos Heroes is a piece that exposes the historical bleaching that allowed Austria to assume itself as the first victim of the III Reich, instead of a first ally. More than that, it exposes the perception that anti-Semitic, far-right, even Nazi, policies and beliefs are alive and present in Austria in 1988 as much or more than in 1938, as one of the characters in the play mentions. Bernhard.
At a time when populist and xenophobic policies, backward conservatism, are asserting themselves all over the world, from Europe to the United States of America, from Brazil to Arab and African countries, where consecutive new measures and policies seem to confirm a civilizational setback. , political and social, it is urgent to return to the Heroes’ Square.
A production of State Zero in co-production with the Teatro D. Maria II.
Play presented within the scope of the Eunice Ageas Network – project for the dissemination of shows produced and co-produced by the National Theater D. Maria II.
Picture of Bruno Simão