Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand

Theatre (acrobatics, contemporary)

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Two young drama school students play a surrealist game of poetry and acrobatics exploring the passionate world of the Spanish poet Federico García Lorca including one of his best and least known plays, The Public.

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Theatre Bubble (5/5 stars) 115 days ago

Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand is creative and absorbing in its sensitivity. Performances by David Pereira and Daniel Miguelanez are intense and sustained creating a powerful sense of emotion both aurally and physically. The delivery of the text in Spanish was also powerfully conveyed as words echoed the physical expression of the other performer. Their physical skills were impressive, ranging from the balletic to the acrobatic to the contemporary.

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Deadline News (3/5 stars) 116 days ago

In terms of acting, Daniel and David were arguably some of the best at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. They struck all the right notes as they told this story of complicated love filled with conflict and passion, knowing exactly when and where to increase the drama.

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UK Theatre Web (4/5 stars) 120 days ago

Two young drama students rehearse together. One is primarily a dancer, the other is helping him with text. David Pereira and Daniel Miguelanez work together beautifully. Their words are heightened by quite strong Spanish accents which add to the feel of the piece. The dance acrobatics is phenomenal as it illustrates the poetry.

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 123 days ago

A drama studio serves as their stage and requires no further decoration, as in Enebro Teatro’s, Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand, two drama students are rehearsing, exploring the poet Lorca’s passionate world, one which transgresses over and blends into the real one. Overlapping the most balletic of acrobatics with...

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 125 days ago

Celebrating the works of the playwright and poet, Federico García Lorca, Enebro Teatro have brought together select pieces to create an altogether unique play. Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand is a surreal look and the fleeting and fickle nature of love. A piece of theatre that questions where the...

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Culture Fix (4/5 stars) 125 days ago

Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand Is an elegant, romantic blend of physical theatre, drama and poetic performance. Pereira and Miguelanez command the stage with their passionate performances, whilst channeling the poignancy of Lorca’s rich, imagery filled words.

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ScotsGay (4/5 stars) 128 days ago

This is a play that is a take on Lorca’s The Public. It is a world premiere at this Fringe by the acclaimed Spanish company Enebro Teatro. The play evokes the stay of the great and gay Spanish poet in New York City at the end of the 1920s. Two...

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