Dóci Papiaçám di Macau Drama Group
Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium
Tickets: MOP 250, 180, 120
Bernardo has always had little luck – misfortune stalks him around the corner and happens to him in the most unbelievable ways. On the day of our story, he thinks it is a godsend when he finds out he has won the Hong Kong lottery. But obviously, such luck isn’t for Bernardo! Due to a violent typhoon threatening both regions, he cannot head to Hong Kong to claim his prize, and the ticket he holds becomes a treasure sought by all.
The Dóci Papiaçám di Macau Drama Group is presenting their annual masterpiece on the stage of the Macao Arts Festival, where a group of local Macanese actors point out the social ills via sarcasm and condemnation. Apart from being humorous and jocular, the content is also filled with a local flavour. It combines current affairs with humanistic feelings, reflecting the lifestyle of Macao and provoking people to think deeply.
Patuá theatre, which is an important characteristic of Macao, has now been inscribed on Macao’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List. Macanese Patuá is a creole originated from the ancient Portuguese language, with a combination of Malay, Spanish, Canarese, English and Cantonese, reflecting Macao’s role as a platform for the development of multiculturalism.
Duration: aproximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one interval
Performed in Patuá, with surtitles in Chinese, Portuguese and English
Director: Miguel de Senna Fernandes