The adrenaline is working excessive, as are the feelings. For Peto Menahem, the return to the stage, after a yr and a half that was very lengthyIt’s a sensation that doesn’t match within the physique. The actor reruns this Thursday The Bonobos, at Lola Membrives, along with Campi, Osqui Guzmán, Lizy Tagliani, Manuela Pal and Anita Gutiérrez, with Alberto Negrín’s path.
The nervousness is logical, after the cease and with a horizon that, at instances, was fairly darkish. “I notice that we are all very happy, I was surprised by the good vibes, how loving we are all to see each other again. The truth is that we had missed each other,” says Peto in regards to the reunion together with his teammates. “A great team was formed, of good people with whom we formed a beautiful personal bond.”
Peto Menahem, Campi, Lizy Tagliani and Osqui Guzman, the faces of “Los Bonobos”. Photograph: Emmanuel Fernandez
Earlier than the restrictions that got here with the pandemic, The Bonobos it was some of the profitable comedies on the billboard. The story of three mates, one blind, one deaf and the third, mute, who resolve to assist one another to discover a accomplice, andI used to be among the many public’s favorites. The characters have completely different dates with completely different ladies, through which all the things occurs, in a single gag after one other.
“This premiere has the extra spice of everything that happened in the middle, since March of last year. The pandemic took us out of inertia in a brutal way, everything suddenly stopped and made us see things differentlyWe discovered how fragile we are, “says the actor.” But, like everyone else, we are learning to capitalize on something from all this disaster. “
Again at work, Peto, like his colleagues, put his craft to the check after not working for thus many months. “It’s a lot of time without exercising, but it is beautiful to see how the body has memory and he remembers everything, “he displays. After they resumed the rehearsals, they took the chance to provide him a brand new twist to the work.
Peto Menahem with Osqui Guzmán and Campi, in motion, desirous to make the general public snort once more.
“We change some things to aerate the material and that it turns out to be round. We polish enough and trim vices that are typical of comedians“, feedback the actor.
“In addition, it was adapted thinking about the protocols and the double functions that are coming. We take great care of ourselves, we swab all the time, but at the moment of action, there are situations that are unmanageable. It is a reinforcement of responsibility towards ourselves and also for the public “, he understands.
“It was an emotional roller coaster”
For Peto, this time from when the play went down on the invoice till this return handed in a moderately specific means. “It was an emotional roller coaster. First because I had to operate twice“, invoice.
“The first time, very early in the quarantine, almost urgently, for a hernia. And this year, from the gallbladder. Also, when the restrictions began, I was freshly moved. There were more complicated moments – he confesses – I did several things, but it was hard for me to concentrate. Among the positives is the fact that also I took the opportunity to cook much more“.
Whereas ready to return to the theater, Menahem tried, like so many different artists, with new experiences, such because the works by streaming, collaborating as director of Residing Theater, a theatrical cycle carried out in that format. “I missed not only doing theater, but also going as a spectator,” he says.
The actor defines himself as stressed, a attribute that was difficult through the strongest months of the pandemic: “I am always doing something, but I was adapting. And, above all, I took refuge in the links, which is what sustains us. Finally, that’s another of the things that came to light with all this madness, more obviously. We all depend on everyone and no one is saved alone. “