Bacantes (2002) Photo/Foto: HIDVL
  • Title: Bacantes
  • Alternate Title: Bacchae
  • Holdings: script, video (HIDVL)
  • Duration: 01:36:11
  • Language: Spanish
  • Date: 17 Mar 2002
  • Location: La Habana, Cuba.
  • Type-Format: play, performance
  • Cast: Broselianda Hernández, Antonia Fernández, José Antonio Alonso, Carlos Cruz, Juana García, Sándor Menéndez, Alejandro Alfonzo, Luis Alberto Alonso, Leandro Sen, Indira Valdés, Yurelis González, Sarimé Álvarez, Dania Aguerreberrez, Margarita Milián, Dayana Contreras, Cheryl Saldívar, Jomary Hechavarría (musician), Vidal Ricardo la Barca (musician).
  • Credits: Teatro Buendía, producer ; Nuria Núñez, producer ; Flora Lauten, director, music selection ; Raquel Carrió, Flora Lauten, adaptation ; based on Euripides' 'The Bacchae' ; Lourdes Navarro, assistant director ; José Miura, Carlos Repilado, set & costume design ; Alain Ortiz, set design assistant ; Carlos Repilado, lighting design ; Nicolás Navas, lights ; Pavel Marrero, makeup & hair ; Rommy Sánchez , sound ; Carlos Sam, dragon ; .

Bacantes (2002)


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"The land is dry, the land is dead": such is the recurring theme in this new version of Euripides' "The Bacchae" by Teatro Buendía's Raquel Carrió and Flora Lauten. Structured in fifteen "cuadros," this new version proposes a contemporary reading of the classic play, turning our attention from the original Greek play's preoccupation with guilt and punishment, towards an exploration of the themes and conflicts of exile, migration, the mechanisms of power, popular traditions, and the myths that have been with us from Antiquity to the present.

Additional Materials

La casa del Alibi: Notas sobre la escritura de Bacantes (Tablas)