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Cheek by Jowl – Life is a Dream

April 13, 2023 - April 16, 2023

Cheek by Jowl – Life is a Dream

Cheek by Jowl – Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño)

Calderón’s classic Life is a Dream is an astounding drama about free choice, fate, and the wonder of life is tackled cheek by jowl, performed at the Barbican this April.

A prince is chained in a mountain. while a woman dressed as a man seeks vengeance, or is this merely a dream?

Life is a Dream, one of the most well-known and much analysed plays by Spanish playwright Pedro Calderón de la Barca, was named one of the top 40 plays of all time by The Independent.

This is Cheek by Jowl’s first Spanish-language production, which is being performed by a cast of Spanish actors. Directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod.

Cheek by Jowl – Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño)

Will be performed from 13 to 16 April 2023 at the Barbican Theatre.

Further information can be found here.

Image: Cheek by Jowl, Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño), image credit Javier Naval



April 13, 2023
April 16, 2023
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Barbican Theatre
Silk Street
London,United Kingdom
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