"I was in a panic when I began to read the text, but I immediately rested on the first rehearsals with Marty," recalls the actress. "I realized that the director should decide on a smarter and less obvious approach. Yes, because the work is pornographic, but the show is not," he says.
"Budoire," which debuted tonight at Teatro da Trindade in Lisbon after a brief visit to the Campo Alegre Theater in Porto, is for people over 18 years old and is said to be "a provocation" in theatrical form.
"Sad wrote" The Philosophy in Alcohol "to shock the Puritans, to protest against the corsets of religion. Notice that this is a man who already advocated gender equality in the eighteenth century …" recalls the actress who thinks the show is for each type of audience.
"Obviously, the one who is a worship fan of Sad will love him." Anyone who does not know will bother him – but this is a function of the theater, "concludes Maria João Abreu.
In order for the show to have a greater visual impact, the actors were intensively preparing for two months and had hours of movement and dance of man. Maria Joao Abre says she learned a lot from this work. "I feel like a fortunate person," he says.
Cast of eight actors
In addition to Maria João Abreu are actors Flavia Gusmão, Joao Gaspar, Joao Telmo, Margarida Bakker, Pedro Monteiro and Stat Miller. Martim Pedroso, who also played, also plays. The play is until March 10th. Tickets from 8 to 10 euros.