Rhum’s clowns are commissioned to do a classic and they take it as a big occasion. They choose – because there was no other in the bookshop – El diablo cojuelo by Luis Vélez de Guevara. This is how two plots begin to become entangled (or rather, to quarrel): that of Vélez’s crazy play – treated with great respect and with some freedom – and that of a clown company being always on the verge of failure when trying to bring the story to the stage. This is how 17th century characters and 21st century clowns raise roofs and travel through the lands and airs of a grotesque Spain.

Based on the novel of  Luis Vélez de Guevara
Text  Juan Mayorga
Direction  Ester Nadal
Set design  Laura Clos “Closca”
Assistant set design  Sergi Corbera
Production Velvet Events & Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico
Teatre Principal (Valencia) 21/01/22. Touring show.
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