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The Mayor of Zalamea, Life's a Dream, The Great Theatre of the World
In The Mayor of Zalamea, commissioned by the Royal National Theatre, peasants’ honour clashes with military discipline. Life’s a Dream is Calderón’s most famous philosophical play. The Great Theatre of the World is an allegorical work that would originally have been performed in the street to the accompaniment of music and dancing.
Visit Samuel French for amateur performance enquiries