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Chochman

André e. Teodósio

25 Feb / 21h30
Teatro Helena Sá e Costa

"Chochman" is a word that is part of theatrical slang. According to Sousa Bastos' Diccionario do Theatro Portugues, when an actor or actress didn't know the text, they would repeat this word quickly and unintelligibly, filling in the blank.
The idea of having to say something in theatre may perhaps find in Chochman a new form of presentation. Based on the text "Suspiro" by José Maria Vieira Mendes, this "Chochman" comes to say what it doesn't want to say. So, come and see us saying. Even if it is... Chochma


André e. Teodósio (Lisbon, 1977), member of the Teatro Praga company, integrated the companies Casa Conveniente and Cão Solteiro. He directs theatre, opera, ballet and performances and presents his works in the most prestigious theatres and museums in Portugal and abroad. He is the author of television programmes, a lecturer and a university professor. His texts are published in Documenta, Tinta da China, Douda Correria, Culturgest, Câmara Municipal do Porto, among others. Among the numerous awards received, he was nominated by the newspaper Expresso as one of the 100 most influential Portuguese.

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