PESSOA, FIRST PERSON PLURAL by Margarida Rocha e Melo

June 30 & July 02, 2018

Ler Devagar, LX Factory, Lisboa

Cast & Crew

YOUNG MAN Bráulio Pitra

FERNANDO PESSOA David Guedes

MADAM ROSA, THE CENSOR Fiona Spreadborough

OFFICE PARTNER, JOURNALIST Jamie Russell-Curtis

OFÉLIA Joana Almeida Santos

RICARDO REIS João Gamory

ÁLVARO DE CAMPOS João Guimarães

ALBERTO CAEIRO Martim de Mesquita Guimarães

Written and directed by Margarida Rocha e Melo

Crew: Jorge Soares & Suresh Nampuri

Photo: Helena Gonçalves

PESSOA, FIRST PERSON PLURAL  an original piece penned and staged by Margarida Rocha e Melo, is an ode to the power to forge love and longing, seen through the mind’s eye of the Lusitanian master of disquiet, Fernando Pessoa.

The play pays homage to the man and his work by intertwining his heteronyms with his life and the never-consummated relationship with is very own Ofélia…

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