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El gran teatro del mundo (1633-1648), Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Productions in {Unspecified}

The Great Stage of the World and the Business of Government

Production company: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Dates: 1968
Venue: Bristol Old Vic
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Autos Sacramentales: The Divine Comedies of Calderón de la Barca (Víctor García)

Director: Víctor García
Dates: 2 January 1975
Venue: Roundhouse
Location: Camden, London, United Kingdom

El gran teatro del mundo (Alejandro González Puche)

Director: Alejandro González Puche
Production company: Corporación Teatro del Valle
Dates: 28 February 2004
Venue: El Chamizal: XXIX Festival del Drama del Siglo de Oro
Location: El Paso, Texas , United States
Further information

http://alejandropuche.blogspot.com/2007/04/el-gran-teatro-del-mundo-la-entrevista.html [accessed 2010]

Productions in Spanish

El gran teatro del mundo

Production company: Teatro Español Universitario (TEU)
Dates: May 1943
Location: Seville, Spain
Critical response

‘When Franco visited the city [Seville] in May 1943, the TEU staged Calderón’s El gran teatro del mundo and Los encantos de la culpa as part of an evening of entertainment prepared in his honour' (Bajo Martínez 224, quoted by Wheeler: 2008)

  • Wheeler, Duncan. 2008. ‘The Performance History of Golden-Age Drama in Spain (1939-2006)’, Bulletin of the Comediantes, 60.2, 219-255

Productions in English

The Great Theatre of the World (Carl Heap)

Director: Carl Heap
Based on translation: The Great Theatre of the World (1990) by Adrian Mitchell
Production company: The Mediaeval Players
Dates: from 1984 to 1985
Location: United Kingdom
Critical response

Commissioned by The Mediaeval Players, toured from Autumn 1984 till Spring 1985

The Great Theater of the World (Rick Davis)

Director: Rick Davis
Based on translation: The Great Theatre of the World (2008) by Rick Davis
Dates: February 2002
Venue: George Mason University, Department of Theater
Location: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Further information

The premiere production of Rick Davis's translation took place at George Mason University, Department of Theater, Fairfax, Virginia,  February, 2002.  First published in in 2004 in Theater, 34, 1.

Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. Last updated on 4 October 2010.

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