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Irish Drama in Brazil since 1940

 

Works by Irish authors performed on the Brazilian stage since

1940, by author, theatre, city, date and press coverage.

 

(c) 2008 Peter O´Neill  (org.)

 

 

 

Dramatic works written for the stage by authors such as Beckett, Shaw and Wilde can be consulted at the FUNARTE

library in Rio (Fundação Nacional de Arte).  FUNARTE´s files contain translations, photographs, press clippings and

in many cases, original production programmes.  Current performances can be checked at Teatro Brasileiro

 

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Dias Felizes - Happy Days  by Samuel Beckett

Translation: Maria Jacintha

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro T.E.B.                            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        17 October 1940           A Noite                         16/10/1940

Jornal do Brasil             18/10/1940

O Jornal                       24/10/1940

Critique                        O Jornal                       01/12/1944

Instituto Rabello                        Rio de Janeiro               RJ        October 1948                Correio da Manhã          19/10/1948

O Globo                       01/11/1948

Correio da Manhã         02/11/1948

Teatro de Arte                           Rio de Janeiro               RJ        11 August 1956             Jornal doe Sportes        17/08/1956

Centro Cultural S.P.                  São Paulo                    SP                                           O Estado de S. Paulo    01/06/1986

Teatro Santo Antonio                 Salvador                       BA       July 1986                      Jornal da Bahia 11,14,19/6 & 2/7/86

Espaço Off                               São Paulo                    SP       July 1986                      O Estado de S. Paulo    02/07/1986

Critique                        Jornal da Tarde             11/07/1986

Teatro Vila-Lobos                      Rio de Janeiro               RJ        28 July 1995                 O Globo                       28/05/1995

Jornal do Brasil             30/06/1995

Revista Veja                 12/07/1995

Critique                        O Globo                       03/07/1995

Teatro CCBB                            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        September 2000            O Globo                       20/09/2000

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Fim de Jogo – Fin de Partie / Endgame  by Samuel Beckett

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Experimental                  Belo Horizonte              MG       January 1960                n.a.

                                               São Paulo                    SP       April 1970                     n.a.

Teatro SENAC                          Rio de Janeiro               RJ        October 1970                n.a.

Studio São Paulo                      São Paulo                    SP       September 1980            O Estado de S. Paulo    29/08/1980

Istoé                            03/09/1980

Teatro Marília                            Belo Horizonte              MG       05-09 March 1988         Estado de Minas           23/04/1988

Teatro Marília                            Belo Horizonte              MG       04-15 January 1989       n.a.

Teatro de Santa Isabel               Recife                          PE       20/04 - 14/05 1989        Jornal do Commercio     12/04/1989

Diário de Pernambuco 17/04 & 23/4

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Ato Sem Palavras I - Acte Sans Paroles I / Act without Words  by Samuel Beckett

Translation: Jaques Lagoa

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro do DAD                          Porto Alegre                 RS       17/12 - 28/12 1975

Teatro de Boca                         Santos                         SP       14 & 15 July 1978

Teatro Experimental                  São Paulo                    SP       19/07 - 13/08 1978        Notícias Populares        25/07/1978

Critique                        Jornal da Tarde             29/07

Sindicato Metalúrgicas              Santos                         SP       16 October 1978           Cidade de Santos  08 & 15/10/1978

A Tribuna                     15/10/1978

Sindicato Metalúrgicas              Santos                         SP       03 & 04 Nov. 1978

Teatro Oficina                           São Paulo                    SP       December 1978             Notícias Populares

Teatro Paulista                         São Paulo                    SP       21 & 22 April 1986         Diário Popular               21/04/1986

Teatro Nacional                         Brasília                         DF        April 2002                     Correio Braziliense        11/04/2002

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Beckett em dois atos – Acte Sans Paroles I & II / Act without Words 1 & 2; That Time;

Come and Go - Translations: Rubens Rusche, Luís Roberto Benati & Lina Alvarenga.

Companhia Nova de Teatro Moderno, Directed by Ienerson Polonini.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Cultura Inglesa  Higniópolis        São Paulo                    SP       06/09 - 13/10 2002

 

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A Última Gravação de Krapp / Krapp´s Last Tape  by Samuel Beckett

La Dernière Bande - Translation from French: Maria Adelaide Amaral *

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro TBC                               São Paulo                    SP       12 - 20 Sept. 1984 *      Folha de São Paulo11/09/1984

Folha de São Paulo      17/09

Teatro TBC                               São Paulo                    SP       09 December 1988 *      Folha da Tarde         09/12/88

Jornal da Tarde             24/12

Estado de São Paulo    09/12

Teatro Cacilda Becker               Rio de Janeiro               RJ        14/04 - 07/05 1989 *      Última Hora           14/04/1989

Fluminense                  16/04

Jornal do Brasil 21/04

O Globo                       26/04

Jornal do Teatro            09/05

UFMG                                      Belo Horizonte              MG       14 March 2004              A última gravação de Krapp

SESC Ipiranga                          São Paulo                    SP       17-18 March 2006?        A última gravação de Krapp

Capobianco Mostra Beckett / Instituto Cultural Capobianco

Teatro da Memória                    São Paulo                    SP       23 Mar - 23 Apr 2006     A última gravação de Krapp

SESC                                      São Carlos                   SP       27 June 2006                A última gravação de Krapp

SESC Santo André                   São Paulo                    SP       27 & 28 July 2006         A última gravação de Krapp

Festival de Inverno de Ouro Preto e Mariana – Fórum das Artes 2006

Teatro                                      Ouro Preto / Mariana     MG       17 July 2006

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Esperando Godot – En Attendant Godot / Waiting for Godot  by Samuel Beckett

Translation from French: Maurício Arruda Mendonça, et al.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Ginástico                       Rio de Janeiro               RJ        10 October 1955

With: Luiz Eugenio Barcellos, Eduardo Waddington & Emanuele Cordinaldi

Teatro de Vanguard                                                                  1958

Porto Alegre                 RS       1966

Goiás                           GO       1976

Teatro Cacilda Becker               Rio de Janeiro               RJ        1969

Belo Horizonte              MG       1977

Teatro Independência                Santos                         SP       14 & 15 July 1978         Cidade de Santos          09/07/1978

Tribuna de Santos    11,14/07/1978

Teatro Eugênio Kwsnet              São Paulo                    SP       18 July 1978                 Última Hora               15,18/07/1978

Diário Popular               18/07/1978

Jornal da Tarde             18/07/1978

Mercado da Capixa                   Vitória                          ES       10 - 14 June 1981          A Gazeta    22/02/1981 & 9/06/1981

13,19,26,27/03; 10+11/04; 4/6/1981

Teatro Nacional                         Brasília                         DF        24 - 28 March 1982       Correio Brasiliense        28/03/1982

Teatro Brasília                          Brasília                         DF        July - 3 days                 Correio Brasiliense        25/07/1982

                                                                                                                         Jornal de Brasília 21,23,25,27,28/03/1982

Círculo Social Israelita               Porto Alegre                 RS       01 - 12 Sept. 1982         Correio do Povo 01/09/1982

Salão de Atos / PUC                 Porto Alegre                 RS       16 October 1982           Correio do Povo  10,16,18/10/1982

Salão de Atos / PUC                 Porto Alegre                 RS       11 November 1982         Correio do Povo            11/11/1982

Salvador de Ferrante                 Curitiba                        PR       20 & 21/10 1982            O Estado do Paraná  15,22/10/1982

Critique                        Jornal do Brasil             30/03/1983

General                        Correio Braziliense        13/07/1983

Teatro do Planetário                  Rio de Janeiro               RJ        16/12/1984 -                 O Globo                    10,15/12/1984

O Dia                           12/12/1984

Jornal do Brasil             18/12/1984

Última Hora                  28/12/1984

Teatro Municipal                       Ouro Preto                    MG       15 November 1984  Estado de Minas  14,15/10; 24,25/11/1984

Centro Cultural S. Paulo            São Paulo                    SP       January 1985                Folha de São Paulo  14,25/01/1985

O Estado de S. Paulo   16/01/1985

Popular da Tarde          16/01/1985

O Globo                       16/01/1985

Teatro Paulo Eiró                      Santo Amaro                SP       03 March 1985              Gazeta Esportista         22/02/1985

Notícias populares        01/03/1985

Teatro TBC                               São Paulo                    SP       14/11-19/12 1985          O Estado de S. Paulo    07/11/1985

Diária Popular               14/11/1985

Teatro João Caetano                 São Paulo                    SP       15 & 16 Feb. 1985         A Tribuna                      14/02/1985

Folha da Tarde             15/02/1985

Teatro Marília                            Belo Horizonte              MG       28 February 1985          O Estado de Minas

           21,26,28/02;1,2,6,13/03/1985

Teatro TBC                               São Paulo                    SP       - 30 March 1986

General                        Diária Popular               19/01/1986

General                        Revista Status                April 1986

Teatro Aluísio Magalhães           Brasília                         DF        October 1988                Correio Brasiliense        06/10/1988

Jornal de Brasília          27/10/1988

(Lincoln Center)                        New York                     USA     Nov.1988                      Jornal da Tarde, RJ        12/11/1988

O Globo, RJ                 13/11/1988

Teatro Oficina do Perdiz Brasília                                    DF        10 Mar. 1989                Jornal da Tarde             08/03/1989

Teatro Oficina do Perdiz Brasília                                    DF        17-20 Mar. ´89         Jornal de Brasília  09,10,14,16,03/1989

Correio Brasiliense   17,18/03/1989

Jornal do Brasil             25/03/1989

Teatro TUSP                             São Paulo                    SP       June 1992                     Veja                             10/06/1992

O Estado de S. Paulo   11/06/1992

Folha da Tarde             12/06/1992

Teatro Glória                             Rio de Janeiro               RJ        04 November 1998 -       Jornal do Brasil        06,07/11/1998

O Globo             30/10; 06/11/1998

O Dia                           14/11/1998

Fundição Progresso                  Rio de Janeiro               RJ        April 2000                     O Dia                           06/04/2000

O Estado de S. Paulo   24/04/2000

Teatro CCBB                            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        20/07/2001 -                 Jornal do Brasil        20,28/07/2001

           O Globo             07, 22, 24/07/2001

Teatro Sérgio Cardoso               São Paulo                    SP       July 2005                      “Esperando Godot” & “Respiração”

Repertório Beckett 3

Galeria Olido                            São Paulo                    SP       1 - 30 Sept. 2005          “Esperando Godot” & “Respiração”

SESC Belenzinho                     São Paulo                    SP       March 2006                  Digestivo Cultural          22.03.2006

                'Um Godot opaca' de Guilherme Conte

SESC Avenida Paulista             São Paulo                    SP       28 April - 9 July 2006

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Todos os que caem – All that fall   by Samuel Beckett

Translation: Fátima Saadi.  Play for radio. Enrique Diaz, Director.

Readings by Companhia dos Atores

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Event

Central Cultural Telemar            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        11 July 2006                 Samuel Beckett 100 anos

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Cinzas – Embers   by Samuel Beckett   Translation: Daniela Pereira de Carvalho.

Play for radio.  Aderbal Freire-Filho, Director.  Reading by Marta Metzler, Claudio Gabriel & others.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Event

Central Cultural Telemar            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        15 July 2006                 Samuel Beckett 100 anos

 

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Cascando – Cascando   by Samuel Beckett   Translation from French: Rubens Rusche.

Play for radio - Rubens Rusche, Director.  Reading by Rubens Rusche and Ricardo Blat

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Event

Central Cultural Telemar            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        18 July 2006                 Samuel Beckett 100 anos

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Events

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Event

SESC Consolação:                   São Paulo                    SP       2003                            Repertório Beckett 2

Oficina Cultural

Oswaldo de Andrade                 São Paulo                    SP       Oct./November 2005      Projeto “Beckett Processo”

SESC Santana                         São Paulo                    SP       04 - 13 April 2006          Samuel Beckett 100 anos

Centro Cultural Telemar             Rio de Janeiro               RJ        10 - 23 July 2006           Festival Beckett 100 Anos

 

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil  Rio de Janeiro               RJ        08 - 13 August 2006

 

General: Teatro by Samuel Beckett - Funarte  891.624 BEC TEA  & Film by Samuel Beckett - Funarte 791.435 BEC FIL

Filmogaphy      ORKUT.COM: |  Beckett (em Português)  |  Beckett – On!  |  Samuel Beckett  |

 

 

Cesar and Cleopatra   by George Bernard Shaw 

Milton Carneiro & Dulcina Morais.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Theatro Municipal                      Rio de Janeiro               RJ       1944

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                                               A Milionária  /  The Millionairess  by George Bernard Shaw

                                               Translation:  Magalhães Junior, 1983 Adaptation: Beyla Genauer

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Santana                         São Paulo                    SP       1953                            Jornal dos Sports          15/03/1953

Teatro São Paulo                      São Paulo                    SP       28 October 1957

1983

Teatro BNH                              Rio de Janeiro               RJ        05 March 1983              O Globo                       5,15/03/1983

Desfile                         05/1983

Última Hora                  8,18/03/1983

Jornal do Brasil             04,12,16/03/1983

O Fluminense               09/03/1983

Visão                           28/03/1983

Isto É                          13/03/1983

Teatro Princesa Isabel               Rio de Janeiro               RJ        12 May 1983                 Jornal do Brasil             12/05/1983

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Major Bárbara  /  Major Barbara    by George Bernard Shaw

Translation: Moacyr Werneck de Castro

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Santo Antônio                 Salvador                       BA       16/10 -2/12 1962

Colégio Nova Friburgo                Nova Friburgo                RJ        12 & 21 October 1963

Teatro Sérgio Cardoso               São Paulo                    SP       17/08 - 29/9 2002

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O Homen e as Armas  /  Arms and the Man    by George Bernard Shaw

Translation: R. Magalhães Jr.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Colombo                        São Paulo                    SP       November 1954

O Pequena Teatro de Comêdia   Petrópolis                    RJ        26 March 1955

Bangú Atlético Clube                 Rio de Janeiro               RJ        24 April 1955

Grêmio Procópio Ferreira           Rio de Janeiro               RJ        15 & 22 May 1955

 

 

Pigmalião  /  Pygmalion    by George Bernard Shaw

Adaptation: Haydée Bittencourt   Translation: Miroel Silveira

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro Guayra                           Curitiba                        PR       May - June 1959

T. do Cólegio N. Friburgo           Nova Friburgo                RJ        18 June 1966                Jornal do Comercio        29/06/1986

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                                               A Importância de ser Fiel  /  The Importance of being Earnest    By Bernard  Shaw

                                               Grupo Tapa - Directed by Eduardo Tolentino

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date    

Sesc - Vila Mariana                   São Paulo                    SP       01/10 - 29/12/2002        Jornal do Brasil             13/12/02

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                                               O Prodigio do Mundo Ocidental / The Playboy of the Western World

by John M. Synge

Translation: Millôr Fernandes.  Teatro do Rio RJ  1950.  Rubens Correa, Ivan Albuquerque (et al.)

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Teatro São Jorge                       Rio de Janeiro               RJ        2 May 1960                  Correio da Manhã          07/07/1961

Teatro Leopoldo Frôes               Rio de Janeiro               RJ        October 1960

Studio São Pedro                      São Paulo                    SP       1973                            Jornal da Tarde             14/09/1973

O Estado de S. Paulo   14/09/1973 

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A Fonte dos Santos   by John M. Synge

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Laura Alvim                              Rio de Janeiro               RJ        01/09 - 06/10 2002

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De Profundis   by Oscar Wilde

Adaptation: Ivam Cabral

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Espaço dos Satyros                  São Paulo                    SP       12 April  2002-              O Estado de S. Paulo    12/04/02

                                                                                              July 2002                      Gazeta Mercantil           04/05/02

                                                                                                                                 Istoé                            15/05/02

 

Salomé  /   Salome    by Oscar Wilde

1st translation: João do Rio (P. Barreto).  Museu de Arte Moderno RJ  1968

Paulo Gracinda & Helena Inez.

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

1919

Teatro Municipal                       Rio de Janeiro               RJ        January 1947                Correio da Manhã          21/01/1947

Diário de Notícias         01/1947

O Globo                       01/1947

Teatro Mineiro de Arte               Belo Horizonte              MG       December 1949             A Tribuna, Santos        28/02/1948

Idem                                                                           June 1950

Museu de Arte Moderno            Rio de Janeiro               RJ        29 March 1968 -            Correio da Manhã          23/03/1968

O Jornal                       31/03/1968

Jornal do Comércio       31/03/1968

Jornal do Brasil             02, 26/04/1968

Diário de Notícias         06/04/1968

O Dia                           07/04/1968

O Jornal                       07 & 14/04/1968

Correio da Manhã         10,12,23/04/1968

Tribuna da Imprensa      11/04/1968

Correio da Manhã         12/04/1968

Jornal do Comércio       14/04/1968

O Globo                       22/04/1968

A Notícia                      27/04/1968

Gazeta de Notícias       19/05/1968

Teatro Faap                              São Paulo                    SP       20 February 1997 -        O Globo                      30/01/1997

Jornal do Brasil             05/02/1097

O Estado de S. Paulo   20/02/1997

Teatro Adolpho Bloch                Rio de Janeiro               RJ        13 June 1997 -              Veja Rio                      1/06/1997

Jornal do Brasil             13,14/06/1987

O Globo                       13/06/1997

O Dia                           13/06/1997

O Globo - Rio Show      14/06/1997

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Uma Tragêdia Florentina  /  A Tragedy in Florence by Oscar Wilde

Translation: Elysio de Carvalho

 

Theatre                                   City                             State    Date                            Press Clippings           Date

Paço Imperial                           Rio de Janeiro               RJ        March 1995                  Jornal do Brasil             10,18/03/1995

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