Theatre – Black, El Payaso

Event Date:

August 2, 2022

Event Time:

7:30 pm

Event Location:

Arcola Theatre

Theatre: Black, El Payaso

By Pablo Sorozábal and Francisco Serrano Anguita. Directed by Paula Paz.Exiled from a country immersed in civil war, two clowns find themselves in the heart of the Parisian underworld at a time of revolution.

Black, el Payaso / Black, the Clown is one of Pablo Sorozábal‘s most ambitious and wide-ranging works. An ingenious allegory of art and nationalist politics, its sharp and political edge that remains relevant today. The libretto is based on the French novel La princesse aux clowns by Jean-José Frappa.

This zarzuela (a Spanish opereta) first premiered in Spain in 1942.  This Cervantes Theatre production directed by Paula Paz marks its UK premiere.

  • Running time: 90 minutes (no interval)
  • Accompanied by piano and violin
  • Sung in Spanish with English Subtitles
  • Text in English with Spanish Subtitles

For more information and to book tickets visit Black, el payaso

  • Arcola Theatre
  • 24 Ashwin Street
  • London E8 3DL
  • E8 3DL

Event Schedule Details

  • August 2, 2022 7:30 pm
  • August 3, 2022 7:30 pm
  • August 4, 2022 7:30 pm
  • August 5, 2022 7:30 pm
  • August 6, 2022 7:30 pm

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