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Rhum & Cia

Direction: Jordi Aspa

Teatre Lliure Montjuïc - Espai Lliure19/07 - 22/07

The slapstick trilogy began in the Grec in 2014 and closes in this year's edition after having produced some of the most enjoyable and therapeutic shows seen in recent years on the Catalan stages.

The clown seeks for, and almost always finds, the flaws within reason and the like. The wise man trembles as he laughs, because often the core of a laughter, the life of men, is primarily made of sadness, said Baudelaire.

When clowns are able to make numbers out of letters and dress up facts with nudity, freedom is their prison. In this performance you will be invited to observe and reflect on the figure of the clown by means of a musical collage formed by shows of their own creation and some classics, all seasoned with a bit of sweet and sour humour to uncover the muscles of laughter. Maybe your shoes will turn bigger; or maybe you will see yourself reflected in the characters crowded around the circus ring as if the clowns had somehow kidnapped your heart. And you may realize that "laughing" is not just a word, but something deeper. As you will notice, these clowns do not like to laugh at anyone but rather with everyone ... because laughter heals almost everything!

Jordi Aspa, a circus man who, together with Bet Miralta, is fifty percent of the company Escarlata Circus, and directs now the show closing the trilogy which started with Rhum and followed by Rhumia, a show with music played by a five-of-a-kind poker of artists who know how to seduce and fascinate the public with the surrealist stories that take place on the stage.

A production by Grec 2018 Festival de Barcelona,Velvet Events S.L. & Teatre Lliure.

With the collaboration of Teatre Josep Mª de Sagarra in Sta. Coloma de Gramenet.

Thanks to: Andrés Lima, Marduix Titelles, Jordi Martínez

All audiences show.

Artistic card

Author: Rhum & Cia, Jordi Aspa Direction: Jordi Aspa Interpretation: Joan Arqué, Roger Julià, Piero Steiner, Pep Pascual, Mauro Paganini Musical direction: Pep Pascual Musical Composition: Pep Pascual, Mauro Paganini Technical direction: Xavi Xipell “Xipi” Production Manager: Carles Manrique (Velvet Events) Advisor and video editing: Miquel Àngel Raió Movement: Magí Serra Set: Adrià Pinar, Víctor Peralta, Rhum i Cia Set Construction: Nafka Costume: Elisa Echegaray, Paca Naharro Lighting design: Quico Gutiérrez Sound design / sound concept: Marc Santa Stage manager: Lluc Armengol Distribution: Elena Blanco - Magneticam Press: Anna Aurich Photography: Pep Gol


Multimedia gallery


Discipline Circus

Dates and schedules Thursday 19/7 - 21:00 H Friday 20/7 - 21:00 H Saturday 21/7 - 21:00 H Sunday 22/7 - 21:00 H

Space Teatre Lliure Montjuïc

Duration70 min


Price 22 €

Directed toSummer nights

Other criteria Coproduction


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