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La casa de la fuerza

  • Performance of La casa de la fuerza. Autumn Festival in Madrid © Julio Calvo

    Performance of La casa de la fuerza. Autumn Festival in Madrid © Julio Calvo



Dramatic literature




Angélica Liddell

Original title

La casa de la fuerza

Winner of the 2012 National Dramatic Literature Award, this play by Angélica Liddell deals with pain, loneliness and spiritual defeat.

The work was first performed at the La Laboral theatre in Gijón in October 2009, in a production lasting over five hours. It was subsequently staged to great acclaim at the Madrid Autumn Festival and at the Avignon Festival, among other events. The plot explores the idea of pain and strength as a means of achieving spiritual calm.

"La casa de la fuerza" features the superimposition of a multitude of stories which bring into play themes such as blighted love, gender domination, pain, resistance, madness and suicide. Meanwhile, in the background we hear the sound of typical Mexican 'rancheras' played by mariachis, or classical cello music. A world which is "colourful on the outside and rotten on the inside", according to the author.


National Dramatic Literature Award (2012)   


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