Women Pioneers Epicentre

Women Pioneers Epicentre

The shows, events and publications of this season's epicentre seek to recover some fundamental female voices from oblivion to better understand our cultural heritage.

The stories of Catalan theatre before the Civil War do not feature many names of female writers. Many of the brightest playwrights had careers of remarkable brevity, often due to personal reasons that took them away from the stage. In quite a few cases, they also decided to write under male pennames to avoid the moral imperatives of their time. The epicentre of the 2019-2020 season seeks to help recover some of these female voices from a particularly unfair oblivion, fundamental to better understand our dramatic heritage.
Shows around the women pioneers epicentre
Víctor Català
05/03/20 – 05/04/20
Sala Petita

Carme Montoriol
12/03/20 – 15/03/20
Sala Tallers

Dramatised readings: Una venjança com n’hi ha poques, Lluïsa Denís / Es rifa un home!, de Rosa M. Arquimbau / Les cartes, by Víctor Català
18/03/20 – 19/03/20
Priority booking for season ticket holders

Solitud a Stromboli. Somnis, signes i símbols
Rosa Delor
26/03/20 – 03/04/20
TNC Restaurant
Priority booking for season ticket holders

Compositores del Modernisme
Lluïsa Denís, Narcisa Freixas, Carme Karr, Isabel Güell, Matilde Escalas and Lluïsa Casagemas, among others
Sala Gran
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Publications around the women pioneers epicentre
To mark the women pioneers epicentre, the TNC will publish, in collaboration with Arola Editors and the Institut Català de les Dones (Catalan Women´s Institute), some special publications by some of the most outstanding female writers of the Catalan panorama.

Miscel·lània d’autores
Volume on the diverse female writers in the Catalan panorama. This volume will include a selection of pieces from writers such as Víctor Català, Felip de Palma (Palmira Ventós), Carme Karr, Dolors Monserdà, Lluïsa Denís, Carme Montoriol and Rosa M. Arquimbau.

Víctor Català
Volume featuring the complete plays of Víctor Català: La infanticida, Germana Pau, Verbagàlia, Les cartes, L'alcavota, La tieta, Pere màrtir and La vepa.

Carme Montoriol
Volume featuring the complete plays of Carme Montoriol: L'abisme, L'huracà, Avarícia, Tempesta esvaïda and El castell de la serp.

Rosa M. Arquimbau
Volume featuring the complete plays of Rosa M. Arquimbau.

Women Pioneers Epicentre booklet
Published by the TNC, with texts about some female voices of Catalan culture. It will feature all the events and shows around the epicentre.