Dramaturgia Juan Villoro
Dirección Álvaro Viguera

Country: Chile
Discipline: Theater
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Language: Spanish

La desobediencia de Marte revisits the relationship of two of the main figures in world astronomical history: Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler. Set in 1600 but with clear references to the here and now, the piece is presented as a play on fiction between two men who try to explain what it is they should really study to advance their research. In this process, they start looking at the problem of language, the perfection of mathematics and God’s irregularity, errors of the heart, what we think and think we know without knowing how to explain any of it and, above all, the fragility of the link between two brilliant minds.

Álvaro Viguera, one of the most prolific directors on the Chilean scene presents an unprecedented play by the outstanding Mexican writer Juan Villoro. Starring Francisco Reyes and Néstor Cantillana, the show is a journey between what is most distant in the universe and what is most routine in our emotions, limits and ineptitude.


Juan Villoro Born in Mexico in 1956, this outstanding writer and essayist is the author of multiple novels, stories, columns, theater plays, movie scripts, translations and essays. Among his books are El testigo (winner of the Herralde award in 2004) and Llamadas de Ámsterdam (2007). He is one of Mexico’s most important ...


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Directed by Álvaro Viguera | Written by Juan Villoro | Cast Francisco Reyes and Néstor Cantillana | Assistant director Sol de Caso | Images Delightlab | Music Marcelo Vergara | Wardrobe Andrea Contreras | Associate producers Puerto de Ideas and La Santa Producciones.


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