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Massacre
SONE/CASTRO & COLECTIVO 84

http://www.stonecastro.com/

MASSACRE is an explosive theatre work about the politics and violence of East Timor.

Timor (John Romão) and East (Paulo Castro), work with weapons of grotesque, sarcasm and a trash metal soundtrack to create a scenic, hypnotic and dangerous game. The mutant metamorphosis of Australia, Indonesia and Portugal make for an in your face confrontation to the East Timor crisis.

PRESENTATION HISTORY

2015

Street Theatre, Canberra
La Mama, Melbourne

2012

Adelaide Fringe

2011

Festival Citemor, Portugal
Negocio/Zdb, Portugal

LONG DESCRIPTION

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Chinese political prisoner Lio Xiaobo, who was unable to receive the prize. As a way of protesting China forced several political representatives to be absent from the ceremony. The current president of East Timor and former political prisoner, Jose Ramos-Horta received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996 in conditions similar to those of Xiaobo, obeyed the Chinese rules. It is in this dubious context that the play takes place: money as a way of buying human dignity and making us forget the massacres.

Timor (John Romao) and East (Paulo Castro), work with weapons of grotesque, sarcasm and a trash metal soundtrack to make this scenic game hypnotic and dangerous. The mutant metamorphosis of Australia, Indonesia and Portugal make for an in your face confrontation to the East Timor crisis.

MEDIA

“…a spectacular absurdity of light, flames and body energy” Pablo Caruana

CREDITS

Director
Performers
Lighting Design
Paulo Castro
John Romão, Paulo Castro
Daniel Worm D'Assumpção

CONTACT

Director – Jason Cross

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