Canal March

Ernesto Caballero: “Theatre is an act of secular liturgy"

Ernesto Caballero in dialogue with Luciano García Lorenzo. Karina Garantivá and Marta Betriu, dramatized readings

Poetics and Theatre

In conversation with Luciano García Lorenzo, the playwright and theatre director Ernesto Caballero reflects on the role of the classics and his dramaturgical reference points in Calderón de la Barca, Cervantes and Valle-Inclán. He also discusses the audience’s relationship to theatre and in relation to his facet as Director of the Centro Dramático Nacional he pays special attention to the importance of Spanish theatre. The event concludes with a dramatised reading of an excerpt from Ernesto Caballero’s work El descenso de Lenin by the actresses Karina Garantivá and Marta Betriu.

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