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Louse Skin

The play has its aesthetics based on medieval farces; it is adapted from a traditional short story that was collected by Luís Antonio da Câmara Cascudo.
After meeting a giant louse in his room, the king orders that the insect is killed and uses the Louse’s skin to make the cover of a chair. Only then he finds out that the Louse he killed was the princess’ pet, and she hoped that, with a kiss, she would transform it into a prince.
Frustrated with what seems to be his daughter's wild behavior, the king decides to star a contest. Whichever man finds out what was the material used to cover chair, may have his daughter's heart. That's when João appears, a poor young man who is trying his luck and ends up having to conquer the princess' heart.

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"The group’s sixth play maintains the company’s high quality of work, The cast is comic in the right measure. And it is about Brazil’s folklore, it is delicious."
Isabel Butcher - VEJA RIO magazine

[PHOTO] Gustavo Bicalho

[GRAPHIC DESIGN] Gustavo Bicalho

[COSTUMES] Fernanda Sabino e Henrique Gonçalves

TEAM ARTESANAL

CAST & CREATIVE:

Written by: Edeilton Medeiros e Kátia Kamello
Directed by: Gustavo Bicalho e Henrique Gonçalves
Cast: César Amorim, Edeilton Medeiros, Isabel Azevedo e Kátia Kamello
Musical Research: Gustavo Bicalho
Musical Director and Vocal Coach: Débora Garcia
Movement director: Daniela Cavanellas
Miming Coach: Álvaro Assad
Light Designer: Alexandre Nazareth
Costume Design and Props by: Fernanda Sabino e Henrique Gonçalves
Make-up Artist: Nilton Marques
Set Design and Props by: Karlla de Luca
Graphic Designer and Photographer: Gustavo Bicalho

Technicians:

Assistant Light Designer: Isabel Azevedo
Light Operator: Poliana Pinheiro
Costume Makers: José Reis e Zeny Gonçalves
Cenotécnico: Roberto de Luca

Marketing Team:

PR: Cid Borges
Media Agency: Artesanal Produções Artísticas

Production staff:

Production Manager: Henrique Gonçalves
Producer: Kátia Kamello
Year of Production: Artesanal Cia. de Teatro / 2003