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  • Kreatur

    Kreatur

    Production

    Coinciding with the twenty-fifth anniversary of the company, Sasha Waltz returns to the start of her career as a creator and seeks once again to dialogue with other art forms. On this occasion, she collaborates with the fashion designer Iris van Herper, the lighting designer Urs Schönebaum and the music group Soundwalk Collective using an interdisciplinary approach.   In Kreatur, Sasha Waltz and her fourteen dancers explore the phenomenon of existence against the background of a disrupted society: power and lack of power,...

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  • Islàndia

    Islàndia

    Production

    The banking collapse will lead an Icelandic adolescent to begin a rite of passage pilgrimage to New York in search of his mother. On this journey to the heart of darkness of a tottering system, the youth will get to know different realities that will make him aware of the profound depression that is leading the Western world to inevitable ruin. Written just when the last great crisis was beginning to shake the world economy, Islàndia is one of the greatest plays by Lluïsa Cunillé, who lucidly dissects the essence of this grotesque circus dazzling our...

  • Film cycle 'Per amor a les arts'

    Event

    The Filmoteca de Catalunya is organising the film cycle Per amor a les arts that seeks to explore the relation between cinema and other artistic disciplines, for instance theatre. The film to be screened in relation to Islàndia is Amerika Klassenverhältnisse (Straub-Huillet 1984).

  • Talk at TNC

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Reading of Boira by Lluïssa Cunillé

    Event

    En una ciutat d'algun país de l'Europa de l'est, una dona s'ha trobat amb el seu vol cancel·lat per culpa de l'espessa boira que cobreix tota la ciutat. Mentre espera un vol per a l'endemà a primera hora, decideix llogar una habitació en un pis particular on viu un matrimoni amb moltes ganes de saber qui és aquesta misteriosa viatgera que passarà la nit a casa seva. Amb: Sergi Torrecilla, Mercè Arànega, Ricard Borràs, Montse Germàn, Lluís Soler. Pots descarregar-te el Programa de sala de Boira aquí

  • Presentation at the Nollegiu bookstore

    Event

    En col·laboració amb la llibreria Nollegiu de Barcelona, el TNC presentarà la publicació d'Islàndia i el volum de les obres més destacades de Lluïsa Cunillé, publicacions d’obres de la temporada 2017/2018 editades per Arola Editors.

  • The future of Europe

    Event

    El Teatre Nacional de Catalunya participarà en el festival The future of Europe, que tindrà lloc a Stuttgart del 6 al 10 de juny, amb les peces, EUpheMyth de Jordi Oriol i MUD de Quim Giron, que formaran part de creacions col·lectives amb altres teatres europeus, i Islàndia de Lluïsa Cunillé amb direcció de Xavier Albertí de la qual el festival acollirà una representació en català amb sobretítols en anglès i alemany. Les tres propostes, i molt especialment la...

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  • Desig sota els oms

    Desig sota els oms

    Production

    A great classic of American theater, in which love faces ambition. While gold fever is taking the young to the West, an old southern farmer remains loyal to the old rocky ground that with the graft of an entire life he has managed to turn into cultivable land. When his three sons discover that the old man has married again, to a much younger woman keen to claim the inheritance, all the tensions accumulated over the years within the walls of that property will explode. Under the disturbing impassiveness of the great elms around the house, the...

  • Talk at TNC with Raül Garrigasait

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Film cycle 'Per amor a les arts'

    Event

    The Filmoteca de Catalunya is organising the film cycle Per amor a les arts that seeks to explore the relation between cinema and other artistic disciplines, for instance theatre. The film to be screened in relation to Desig sota els OMS is Desire Under the Elms (Mann 1958).

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  • Après moi, le déluge

    Après moi, le déluge

    Production

    In Kinshasa, a western businessman is visited by an old Congolese man who wants to introduce him to his son and ask him to take him with him when he returns to the old continent. Suddenly, with the mediation of an interpreter who lives permanently in the hotel where the meeting takes place, a reality condemned to invisibility by the western world will emerge. The prestigious composer and orchestra conductor Miquel Ortega, internationally renowned for his musical work, has accepted the invitation to adapt this celebrated play by Lluïsa...

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  • La Chana

    La Chana

    Production

    La Chana is one of the most important flamenco dancers in the country and internationally renowned. In 2013, her performance at the TNC earned her a standing ovation from the auditorium of the Sala Gran during the premiere of La Capitana, a tribute to Carmen Amaya in which she participated. This moving moment has been recorded in the documentary about her by the Croatian director living in Barcelona Lucija Stojevic, presented in 2016 at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, where it won the Audience Award....

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  • Parlàvem d'un somni

    Parlàvem d'un somni

    Production

    The Barcelona Pasqual Maragall and M. Aurèlia Capmany dreamed of. In 1984, the journalist Xavier Febrés began the collection Diàlegs a Barcelona inviting Maria Aurèlia Capmany and Pasqual Maragall to walk around Barcelona and reflect on their links with the Catalan capital and on the city model they would like to develop. Over a quarter of a century after the meeting between the writer ‒ who was then Councillor for Culture ‒ and the young mayor, that conversation is a document of exceptional interest for...

  • Exposició fotogràfica de Pilar Aymerich

    Event

    Pasqual Maragall i Maria Aurèlia Capmany passejant per Barcelona el 1983 tot parlant d’un somni. Aquestes converses van ser transcrites per Xavier Febrés. Fotografies de Pilar Aymerich.

  • Talk at TNC with Milagros Pérez Oliva

    Event

    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Talk with oriol Nel·lo "Poblenou districte creatiu"

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • Claudia

    Claudia

    Production

    A real testimony that speaks itself about desire for justice and the deep comprehension of the meaning of life. Claudia Victoria Poblete Hlaczik lives in Buenos Aires, works as a systems engineer and is a science fiction fan. Claudia apparently lives a "normal" life. But, behind this appearance, a very uncommon background is concealed. This youth was educated in the values of a military environment and, at the age of 21, discovered that she was the daughter of parents who had "disappeared" and had lived an invented life with other...

  • Talk at TNC with Claudia Victoria Poblete Hlaczick

    Event

    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • My baby is a queen

    My baby is a queen

    Production

    Figures that dance. Actions reflected in the mirror. Ethereal and invisible musicians who observe and accompany.     Moving mirrors capture the expression of the person looking. What he/she looks at, how he/she looks, why he/she looks. The families, the performers, the babies. How do they look? Where do they look? Why do they look?   Backgrounds, disability, gender, thoughts. A journey through difference and who looks at it and how.   From the creators of Bitels per a nadons (tribute concert to...

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  • El perro del hortelano

    El perro del hortelano

    Production

    Lope de Vega's greatest comedy about desire and freedom in an energetic and brilliant staging. Helena Pimenta directs this comedy written between 1613 and 1618, at the height of Lope de Vega's creative maturity, which portrays the amorous comings and goings of Countess Diana and her secretary Teodoro, a relationship prohibited by the rigidity of social hierarchies. This conflict between the desire for freedom and the bonds imposed by destiny will only be resolved when the force of wit helps love to triumph, which Lope de...

  • Talk with Albert Lladó

    Event

    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • Mur

    Mur

    Production

      A circus spectacle that breaks with all barriers. Nine artists on stage, cubes, light, group work and a sentence: "If we walk alone, we go faster; if we walk together, we go further." These are the elements that encapsulate the essence of Mur, a vibrant and poetic circus show in which the impossible constructions drive the artists to work together to achieve a common goal: deconstruct a wall to build a new world in which highly heterogeneous people can live in harmony. Mur is a clear example that shows that art can establish...

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  • Medusa

    Medusa

    Production

    A photographer's trip who portraiting the shames of an Europe under construction in a poetic and heartbreaking production winner of the Quim Masó prize 2016. La Virgueria and Pablo Ley adapt the novel of the same name by Menéndez Salmón about the filmmaker, photographer and painter Karl Gustav Friedrich Prohaska, a privileged observer of 20th century atrocities. The approach to this artist poses two questions: can we live without ideology? Can we look without impunity? A dizzying tracking shot, in time and space, that...

  • Talk with R. Menéndez Salmón and La Virgueria
  • Talk with Jordi Armadans: Cent anys de conflicte
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  • Blasted (Rebentats)

    Blasted (Rebentats)

    Production

    A couple drawns into the abyss with unleashed violence. In a luxurious hotel room in Leeds, a 21-year-old woman meets her old lover, who has a serious lung disease. The youth will put up with the abuses of the man who is twice her age, until the weight of violence ends up shattering the intimacy of the room.  When Sarah Kane premiered Blasted, its surprising impact on British society soon made the play one of the most emblematic theatre milestones of the 20th century. Time has only reasserted the extraordinary literary quality of...

  • Film cycle 'Per amor a les arts'

    Event

    The Filmoteca de Catalunya is organising the film cycle Per amor a les arts that seeks to explore the relation between cinema and other artistic disciplines, for instance theatre. The film to be screened in relation to Blasted (Rebentats) is The Deep Blue Sea (Davies 2011).

  • Exposició sobre l'estrena original de Blasted

    Event

    Recull dels articles publicats a la premsa londinenca quan es va estrenar per primera vegada l'obra Blasted a la Sala Upstairs del Royal Court Theatre i de la repercussió que va tenir en la societat del moment.

  • Presentation at the Laie bookstore

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    In collaboration with the Laie bookshop in Barcelona, the TNC will present the publication of Blasted (Rebentats) and the complete theater of Sarah Kane, plays of the 2017/2018 season edited by Arola Editors.

  • Talk at TNC with Mireia Aragay

    Event

    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective. Published text: Arola Editors and TNC Club de lectura, TNC/Biblioteques públiques de Catalunya.

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  • Lo speziale

    Lo speziale

    Production

    The Haydn and Goldoni's musical party that will allow us to discover which one of the lovers of the young Grilletta will end up winning her heart. In collaboration with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC), and under the baton of its guest conductor Jan Willem de Vriend, the Dutch production of this opera buffa comes to Catalonia, with libretto by Carlo Goldoni, which Haydn composed to open the theatre of the Esterházy Palace in 1768. Eva Buchmann is responsible for staging this amusing love square,...

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  • Screen man

    Screen man

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    When being different becomes a great virtue.  The lead character of this show inhabits a private universe in which he plays with images and transforms them. Suddenly Pomodoro appears, a small being that starts out as a projection and becomes a real puppet, and this visit will alter our protagonist's routine. Thus a close relationship of trust and solidarity will begin, leading to the search for a common dream under the starry sky. Tian Gombau transforms into the screen man to explore the technological possibilities and the...

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  • Fuck in progress

    Fuck in progress

    Production

      A look without complexes about sexual diversity. The choreographer Jordi Cortés has worked for over ten years in the field of theatre-dance. This work resulted in a project in which different characters share experiences through words and body language, and in which each performer has a particular relationship with their body and surroundings. Through eroticism, sensuality, fetishism of objects and the gaze of the other they will share their experiences. The audience will be witness and accomplice to their confessions and...

  • Col·loqui amb la Companyia

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    Production

    Mary Shelley's masterpiece about one of the most famous monsters in history that shows the darkness of a society incapable of assuming difference. In 1818, Mary Shelley gave everlasting life to her famous monster, who with his organic multiplicity would become a fundamental myth of the new contemporary society, in the form of a profound fresh approach to identity constructs in the new world marked by industrialisation and reorganisation of the powers that be. Two hundred years after the first publication of the novel, the director Carme...

  • Film cycle 'Per amor a les arts'

    Event

    The Filmoteca de Catalunya is organising the film cycle Per amor a les arts that seeks to explore the relation between cinema and other artistic disciplines, for instance theatre. The film to be screened in relation to Frankestein is El espíritu de la colmena (Erice 1973).

  • Antonio José Navarro talk with Albert Lladó

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    El periodista Albert Lladó dialoga amb Antonio José Navarro. Cicle organitzat amb les Biblioteques de Barcelona, que té lloc a diferents biblioteques de la ciutat.

  • Talk at TNC with Antonio José Navarro

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Presentació del llibre 'La primavera pendent'

    Presentació del llibre 'La primavera pendent'

    Event

    El dijous 1 de març a les 18.45 hores, l'escriptora Ada Castells oferirà una xerrada breu acompanyada de Francesco Ardolino, doctor en Literatura. Junts conversaran sobre la seva darrera novel·la, La primavera pendent. Es tracta del primer títol de la col·lecció Matar el monstre, un joc literari format per 7 novel·les de 7 autors catalans, on es ret homenatge a la novel·la de Mary Shelley, Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus. La primavera pendent ens situa al 1818, any en què es publica l'obra de Shelley, i té com a...

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  • Viatge al centre de la terra

    Viatge al centre de la terra

    Production

      A technologically amazing adventure about our past, present and future. An innovative and visual production inspired by one of the best known novels by the father of science fiction, Jules Verne. Two sisters, Eva and Ava, decide to follow in the footsteps of an ancestor and go to Iceland, where they will find Hans, the guide who will lead them on a journey to the centre of the planet. A descent in which the dancers will discover incredible beings and landscapes, as well as cultural remains that humanity has left behind.

  • Sol solet

    Sol solet

    Production

    One of the masterpieces of Àngel Guimerà. Despite the apparent ingenuity seemingly suggested by the childhood echoes of the expression "sol solet", the title of this drama refers to the painful solitude that has shaped the personality of Jon, who will find himself immersed in a triangle of poorly resolved passions that will bring the irresolvable contradictions of the human soul to the surface. The director Carlota Subirós returns to the theatre of Àngel Guimerà to submerge herself this time in one of his most turbulent and least known...

  • Talk at TNC with Toni Sala

    Talk at TNC with Toni Sala

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • Que rebentin els actors

    Que rebentin els actors

    Production

    A time machine will reveal the dark past of a family during Christmas dinner. The youngest daughter of a family intimately marked by the ravages of the dictatorship is incapable of living with the chiaroscuros that torment her genealogical past. Concerned about this situation, her fiancé will build a time machine that will enable them to organise a Christmas dinner to meet relatives who died long ago. The playwright Gabriel Calderón (Montevideo, 1982) directs this explosive comedy in which reality and science fiction become intermingled...

  • Talk with Núria Perpinyà

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

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  • La consagració de la primavera

    La consagració de la primavera

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    The arrival of the 20 th century avant-gardes to music and the monodrama about the most macabre role-playing game over the last few years. The TNC and the Orquestra Simfònica de l'Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) collaborate on Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and the premiere of a newly-created monodrama written by Victoria Szpunberg and Raquel García Tomás, two exponents of current dramaturgy and composition. 

  • La importància de ser Frank

    La importància de ser Frank

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    Tickets sold out at the TNC, more information about tickets click here. One of the most harsh and funny portraits of social hypocrisy ever made. The glorious career of Oscar Wilde was suddenly ruined with the sentence of two years in prison when he was convicted for indecency in his private life, just three months after premiering this comedy. The writer, who would never rebuild his life after such a harsh blow, had already often condemned the hypocrisy of a society increasingly more conservative and controlling of the privacy of...

  • Talk at TNC with Marina Espasa

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Ni cap ni peus

    Ni cap ni peus

    Production

    The most bizarre adventures end up being the funniest ones. Two humorous circus characters will try to overcome the obstacles they put in front of themselves with everyday actions such as sitting on a chair, hanging up a jacket or painting a picture. A circus show, powerful and with many disciplines: the Cyr wheel, juggling, Chinese pole, object manipulation, chair balancing and acrobatics. A fresh show in which comedy is always present, in addition to a very pleasant family atmosphere that young and old will enjoy. Basis of...

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  • Temps salvatge

    Temps salvatge

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    The dark side of a neighbourhood faces its worst fears. A peaceful housing estate on the border is getting ready to hold a celebration in the municipal sports hall located at the town exit, near a forest area where it is said that foreign people move around irregularly. With the appearance of diverse graffiti with threatening messages, a spiral of fear will take hold of the people, rumours and violence that will not only disturb the routine life of the residents but will end up seriously upsetting their rules of existence. Published...

  • Col·loqui amb Marina Garcés

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    Talks on the productions with a major figure in our culture and members of the company. A unique occasion to explore each production from an insightful personal perspective.

  • Presentation at the La Central bookstore

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    En col·laboració amb la llibreria La Central de Barcelona, el TNC presentarà la publicació de Teatre reunit, de Josep Maria Miró, editat per Arola Editors.

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  • Falsestuff

    Falsestuff

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    Can an imitation get over the original one?  Can an imitation get over the original one? This is what Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs ask for themselves in Falsestuff, this multidisciplinary play in which these two crazy young playwrights and actors take Shakespeare's character as an excuse to talk about falseness and forgery. The story is about André Féikiévich, an art forger whose obsession is to capture the paintings' essence, and Boris Kaczynski, who, in his attempts to catch the forger, will soon realise...

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  • Història del Paral·lel

    Història del Paral·lel

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    Conferència de Xavier Albertí sobre la història del Paral·lel en ocasió de la publicació del llibre Història del Paral·lel. Memòries d'un home del carrer, de Rossend Llurba, editat per Comanegra (2017). Hi intervindran Aina Sánchez, que interpretarà cuplets amb lletra de Rossend Llurba amb Xavier Albertí al piano, i Joan Sala, editor de la publicació. Pots veure una breu introducció aquí

  • Presentació La mirada obscena. Vint converses sobre creació escènica

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    El Teatre Nacional de Catalunya fa vint anys i ha volgut celebrar-ho cedint la paraula a vint creadors escènics que hi han dirigit espectacles en més d'una ocasió. Per això, els ha convidat a reflexionar sobre la seva personalitat artística i les arts escèniques en general, i molt especialment sobre l'ofici de la direcció d'escena, al llibre La mirada obscena. Vint converses sobre creació escènica coeditat per l'editorial Comanegra i el TNC. A partir d'aquestes vint reflexions, el periodista Ramon Oliver oferirà la seva mirada més...

  • The Theatre of Lluïsa Cunillé

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    Aquesta temporada (2017-18), el Teatre Nacional de Catalunya presentarà tres produccions de l'obra de Lluïsa Cunillé. Tot coincidint amb aquest programa excepcional, el Centre d'Estudis Catalans a Queen Mary, Universitat de Londres, us presenta una nit de conferències i representacions que celebren el teatre d'una de les dramaturgues més conegudes i singulars aparegudes a Barcelona en els darrers vint anys.

  • Dramatúrgia, a les dues bandes de l'Atlàntic

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    En el marc de les activitats programades al voltant dels Premis de la Crítica 2018, el Teatre Nacional de Catalunya i Recomana organitzen un debat entre el dramaturg uruguaià Gabriel Calderón (que properament estrenarà Que rebentin els actors a la Sala Tallers del TNC) i Pau Miró (finalista als Premis de la Crítica 2018 pel seu text Un tret al cap). La sessió serà moderada pel periodista i crític Andreu Gomila, membre del jurat de teatre dels Premis de la Crítica. *Places limitades amb reserva prèvia

  • Visites guiades al TNC - Dia Mundial del Teatre

    Visites guiades al TNC - Dia Mundial del Teatre

    Event

    The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya wants to commemorate the World Theatre Day by offering the public two guided tours. This experience will take you to know many of the facilities of our theatre, from the halls, and the different spaces to its most unknown corners like the dressing rooms, warehouses, behind the scenes, rehearsal rooms, and workshop spaces. The meeting point of the two guided tours will be at the main hall of the TNC, from where we will start a special tour on the occasion of World Theatre Day

  • Teatre i anarquisme

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    El Teatre Nacional de Catalunya i el Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria han organitzat conjuntament una jornada sobre cultura i teatre anarquista. Es tracta d’una activitat inspirada en el teatre anarquista de Felip Cortiella, activista cultural català especialment actiu en la difusió d’ideals d’aquest moviment com l’amor lliure, el trencament d’estereotips de gènere o l’ús de la llengua catalana en els camps polític i social. La jornada vol evocar les vetllades que organitzava el mateix Cortiella al Paral·lel...

  • Estimat Picasso

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    Un any més, i en col·laboració amb l'Institut de Cultura de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona, el TNC participa en la Setmana de la Poesia de Barcelona acollint l'espectacle Estimat Picasso, un diàleg imaginari entre Jacqueline Picasso i Palau i Fabre sobre l'artista, interpretat per Clara Segura i Lluís Homar.