Castro

António Ferreira / Nuno Cardoso

Em português with english surtitles

19 June 2021

Direction: Nuno Cardoso

Set design: F. Ribeiro

Lighting design: José Álvaro Correia

Costumes: Luís Buchinho

Direction assistance: Nuno M Cardoso

With: Afonso Santos, Joana Carvalho, João Melo, Margarida Carvalho, Maria Leite, Mário Santos, Pedro Frias, Rodrigo Santos

A production: Teatro Nacional São João, Porto





What is Castro? Certainly the most beautiful stage play ever written in Portuguese—and Ferreira is the key that allows us to understand the phenomenon of Renaissance poetry in Portugal. That is all there is to say …


What a stage setting!

Exceptional play, R&J about 100 years before R&J