Three mates and a clean canvas. With these components, the French writer Yasmina Reza, manages to create in ART, a manifesto on sure social ties, on this case, friendship and their loyalties. The play was one of many nice theatrical successes twenty years in the past and now it has returned to the billboard, on the Multitabaris Comafi, with the identical intention.
Written in 1994, ART is a part of that group of texts that speak about “bourgeois needs”It’s a true fresco of a sure social group, a reasonably detailed cutout of a way of life that the writer is aware of very nicely. And that works in a super method to painting, with an agile and spicy textual content, some conditions which can be common.
Marcos, Sergio and Iván have been mates for a few years. One in every of them occurs to purchase a portray for which he paid a small fortune. It’s a fully white canvas. Proud, he shares it along with his mates who, in entrance of the supposed murals, have totally different positions. However the portray, after all, is the good excuse to spotlight what occurs with that pleasant bond and with a number of different points, carried over time.
With you, the actors
Pablo Echarri, Mike Amigorena and Fernán Mirás are the three mates and every represents a mind-set, a method of standing as much as life that might be put to the check with the bittersweet friction attributable to the portray.
ART. A dialogue about up to date artwork that finally ends up questioning friendship. i. Picture Press.
Marcos (Echarri) and Sergio (Amigorena) appear to be on the reverse finish with their factors of view. Iván (Mirás), for his half, is the conciliator between the 2. Nevertheless, these positions, apparently so agency and clear of every one, will even have their shakes.
The writer, as ordinary in her works, makes use of the clean canvas as the good set off metaphor to speak about human relationships, the lights and shadows that mark the bonds and their monumental fragility. The “empty” art work is the proper excuse to fill it with appears to be like and opinions of all colours.
How far can a friendship be sustained if the folks concerned assume fully in a different way? In ART, these are uncovered underground rivalries attempting to cover, however could undermine a bond. Jealousy, resentment, invoice passes that didn’t come to gentle on the time, explode eventually.
We have been such mates. In ART, Pablo Echarri, Mike Amigorena and Fernán Mirás sparkle on the stage of the Multitabarís Comafi. Picture Press.
A bourgeois facade
Portray, literature, gastronomy, all that bourgeois world, which tries to be mental and complicated, is nothing greater than a facade to show the vulnerability of a relationship that wants loyalty above all. However the idea of loyalty and betrayal shouldn’t be the identical for everybody. And people variations have their penalties.
ART It was the work that consecrated, internationally, to Yasmina Reza who, from that second, established herself as one of many new names in dramaturgy in France. The play toured the world and in 1998 it arrived in Buenos Aires the place it premiered on the Blanca Podestá.
At the moment, its protagonists have been Ricardo Darín, Oscar Martínez and German Palacios. Later, Luis Brandoni and José Luis Mazza changed Martínez within the forged, in several seasons and likewise on excursions of Argentina and Spain. Within the present setting, Darín and Palacios are accountable for the path.
On this new model there aren’t any adjustments within the textual content, which speaks of the present standing of the fabric. Nevertheless, when citing the value of the portray, one speaks of francs, the foreign money in power in France earlier than the euro, when the work was revealed. It’s a element however it doesn’t cease making noise when it might nicely be up to date.
For his or her half, the actors know the right way to transfer very nicely in that area the place refined and acid humor offers method to a extra dramatic tone to return to comedy once more. Every one fulfills his position with ease, personifying the blunt Marcos, the snob Sergio and the hesitant Iván, in a sport of mirrors, by which the spectators additionally take part, which can query their strongest convictions and the sensation of friendship that seems to be indestructible.
Forged: Pablo Echarri, Fernán Mirás and Mike Amigorena Handle: Ricardo Darín and Germán Palacios Writer: Yasmina Reza Theater: Multitabaris Comafi, Av. Corrientes 831. Options: from Wednesday to Sunday. Tickets: $ 2000 for www.plateanet.com