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THE PLAYGROUND OF “THE CARNIVAL OF THE MASKS”, BETWEEN SPICES AND SONGS.
After leaving Portugal, the project The Tree and the Poets took a new turn, now coming to the lands of Lebanon and taking the definitive title The Carnival of the Masks.
With the support of Istituto Italiano di Cultura – Beirut and the Institut d’études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV) of the Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth – USJ, the group of Bruna Bonanno, Tiago Felipe, Felipe Ipar and Matthieu Pastore arrived in fact in Beirut, where from June 24th to 29th they rehearsed their work in progress, meditating on rhythm and intentions.
Between spices, songs and a walk through the streets and castles of Byblos, the work – presented at the Béryte theatre – finally turned into a playground, an indoor play, on an empty stage, with costumes and common children’s games brought from the actors.