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El pintor de su deshonra (c.1645), Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Productions in Spanish

El pintor de su deshonra (Eduardo Vasco)

Director: Eduardo Vasco
Production company: Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico
Dates: from 20 February 2008 to 24 February 2008
Venue: Teatro Lope de Vega
Location: Seville, Spain
Critical response

Opened in Seville, then toured to Bilbao and Madrid (Teatro Pavón). The version was by Rafael Pérez Sierra. See the production website.

Productions in English

The Painter of Dishonour (Laurence Boswell)

Director: Laurence Boswell
Based on translation: The Painter of Dishonour (1995) by David Johnston , Laurence Boswell
Production company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Dates: July 1995
Venue: The Other Place
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Critical response

It was also performed at Gulbenkian Studio, Newcastle, March 1996 and The Pit, Barbican, 21 May - 31 August 1996. See Fischer 2000.

See the reviews of the Johnston/Boswell 1995 production by Adams, Taylor, and Macaulay

  • Adams, Bernard. 1995. ‘Revenge can be Bitter’, [Review of The Painter of Dishonour], Times Educational Supplement, 7 July

  • Fischer, Susan L. 2000. ‘Historicizing Painter of Dishonour on the “Foreign” Stage: A Radical Interrogation of Tragedy’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 77, 1, 183-216

  • Macaulay, Alastair. 1995. ‘The Painter of Dishonour’, Financial Times, 8-9 July

  • Taylor, Paul. 1995. ‘The Painter of Dishonour’,Independent Weekend, 8 July

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

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