Sunday, April 28, 2013

As Bacantes and Nude Theater in Brazil

A wild production of As Bacantes (The Bacchae) by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, performed with abundant nudity by José Celso's Teatro Oficina in Brazil in 2009. The participants often rehearsed in the nude, after imbibing the psychedelic ayahuasca.


Also see:
Flash and Crash Days: Brazilian Theater
in the Post-Dictatorship Period

And don't miss:

O Calcutta
, the notorious nude play on DVD

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