Trouble

by Gus Van Sant (EUA)
BoCA - Bienal de Artes Contemporâneas
4 - 5 feb 2022 - La Comédie de Reims, FARAWAY Comédie, Reims (FR)
text, direction, music and lyrics Gus Van Sant
translation Joana Frazão
with Carolina Amaral, Diogo Fernandes, Francisco Monteiro, Helena Caldeira, João Gouveia, Lucas Dutra, Martim Martins, Miguel Amorim, Valdemar Brito
artistic collaboration and dramaturgy John Romão
musical direction Paulo Furtado / The Legendary Tigerman
vocal direction João Henriques
scenography José Capela
costumes Joyce Doret
light design Rui Monteiro
sound design João Neves
coreography Sónia Baptista
technical direction Gi Carvalho
executive production Francisca Aires
production BoCA
co-production Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, deSingel, Festival Romaeuropa, Onassis Foundation, Kampnagel, La Comédie de Reims, Teatro Calderón
 
+12 
 
duration 1h45 (aprox.)

Everis NTT DATA Portugal is a sponsor of Andy presentations at Teatro Nacional D. Maria II
In the 1960s, Andy Warhol sparked a radical shift in the art paradigm, generating a debate about what was truly important in American society. Popular culture became art, turning everyday objects into icons, such as the Campbell soup can.

Film director Gus Van Sant ventures into his first creation for the stage, a musical theater show inspired by Andy Warhol and his overwhelming talent for elevating images into icons, all while achieving worldwide celebrity status as persona and artist.

Gus Van Sant recreates the beginning of Warhol’s career through a fictional narrative built from facts and memories, but also from imagination.

Actress Edie Sedgwick, who died prematurely, North-American writer Truman Capote and musician Lou Reed are some of the characters played by teenagers and young actors who, by taking on a different age, experiment with identities against the backdrop of Pop Art’s birth.

In Trouble, Gus Van Sant’s sensitivity, closeness and charisma rekindle our belief in being together and forming a collective or a movement strong enough to change the world.

Performance spoken in English.

Show already presented in

7 - 10 oct 2021 - Teatro Argentina, Rome (IT)
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