An anarchist-feminist fighter, Ana, travels through time to try and change her present by getting rid of nine influential, conservative and powerful characters who have shaped Chile’s history, including Pedro de Valdivia, Julius Popper, Diego Portales and Augusto Pinochet. Using both actors and puppets, video projections and an energetic live band on stage, Chilean group La Patogallina - together with playwright Carla Zúñiga - create a multimedia show of science fiction and political terror, inspired by retrofuturistic films and comics. An epic and outrageous universe reflects the cyclical nature of history and reveals the powers that have controlled the country’s destiny from the shadows.
Defined by La Patogallina as the most political of its shows, 2118, Tragedia futurista - coproduced by the Teatro a Mil Foundation and Matucana 100 and with financing from a National Cultural and Artistic Development Grant (Fondart) - is an attempt to imagine what would happen if the course of Chile’s history was changed.
Martín Erazo Founder and artistic director of the Colectivo La Patogallina, codirector and cofounder of the audio intervention company Teatro del Sonido, codirector of FITKA (the Street Theater Festival) and director of the performing arts festival Festine de Isla Negra, he’s held workshops, seminars and theater, acting, self-management, improvisation and theatrical creation ...
Original idea: Martín Erazo | Dramatic structure and texts: Carla Zúñiga and Martín Erazo | Director: Martín Erazo | Cast: Sandra Figueroa, Pilar Salinas, Victoria González, Laura Maldonado, Antonio Sepúlveda, Cael Orrego, Matías Burgos, Rodrigo Rojas, Eduardo Moya and Juan Fierino | Musicians: Alejandra Muñoz, Emilio Miranda, Jaime Molina | Musical director: Alejandra Muñoz | Set designer: Pablo de la Fuente | Set construction and props: Taller Patogallina | Lighting designer: Martín Erazo | Costume designer: Antonio Sepúlveda | Puppet and mask designers and creators: Tomás O’Ryan and La Patogallina | Dance choreography: Christian Farías | Videos: Francisco Ramírez | Historical research: La Patogallina | Media: José Arroyo | Graphics: Rodolfo Jofré | Sound engineer: Pablo Riveros | Producer: Lorena Ojeda | Coproduced by: the Teatro a Mil Foundation and Matucana 100 | Project financed by a 2018 National Cultural and Artistic Development Grant (Fondart).