The Scarlet Letter

Angélica Liddell, Atra Bilis Teatro
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The Scarlet Letter

Angélica Liddell, Atra Bilis Teatro

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Angélica Liddell considers it an artist’s duty to be a pariah.

Length: 1 hour 45 minutes, no interval
Language: Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English with Dutch & English surtitles
Introduction: 7.45 pm
Meet the artist: with performers 9 June - after the performance

The controversial Spanish writer, director and performance artist wants her audience to share humanity’s vices and the unexpected beauty she finds in them. In The Scarlet Letter she focuses on contemporary sexual mores. The performance is based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s eponymous novel – a work about sin, punishment and reconciliation. In this provocative cry of anguish Liddell reminds us that humanity finds its foundation in the guilt of the first man. It is Liddell’s offering to the ultimate freedom of the artist.