LOS MELINDRES DE BELISA

2011 - 2012 / LOS MELINDRES DE BELISA / San Salvador, El Salvador / National Theatre of El Salvador

Written in 1608, is considered one of Lope de Vega's most celebrated comedies.It tells the story of Felisardo and Celia, two young lovers who are forced to escape from justice, disguised as slaves and seek shelter in Eliso's house. Eliso pressed with debts that he owes to Lisarda, a recent widow, sells the young lovers as 'slaves' to settle his debt.The conflict occurs when the widow, Belisa (her daughter) and Flora (the maid) fall for the handsome slave and Juan (her son) is captivated by the beauty of the other.

 

Written by Lope Félix de Vega Carpio

Directed by Santiago Nogales

Produced by Moby Dick Theatre

Photography by Miguel Servellón and René Figueroa