Directed by Suresh Nampuri



A raw reworking of Henrik Ibsen’s penultimate work John Gabriel Borkman, which explores the power of broken dreams to mutilate and cage human will and spirit on a journey into the seething cauldron of memories in which the Borkman family, exiled from native Denmark to faraway Jamaica, feast their tortured imaginations. Following the Borkman patriarch’s meteoric fall from the heady heights of his financial kingpin days, Mrs. Borkman burns with a crusader’s unforgiving fanaticism to avenge the family’s downfall through her son, her sister nurses the angst of an unrequited lifelong love for John Gabriel, and the son faces the relentless burdens of his father’s incomplete destiny that calls out to him. At the centre of this whirling maelstrom sits the patriarch himself, surrounded by searing memories of past greatness and fears of the future void and flanked by his faithful friend who still has faith in him. One summer afternoon in Jamaica, the stormclouds gather and the stage is set for illusions to shatter under the unblinking abyss of truth staring at these chained souls. As the gale whips up outside, a last call to arms will sound, and every soul will be offered a final chance at redemption. For in the dark abyss, even gods die nameless in gales.



Directed by Jonathan Weightman

Character: ISABEL


The hilarious and melodious tale of timid pirates, lusty maidens and incompetent coppers which has enjoyed resounding success all over the English-speaking world since its first performance in 1879 and now finally arrives in Portugal at Estrela Hall.

“….a riot of colour and movement and a pleasure for the eyes and ears.”

” This is my first Gilbert & Sullivan and, after this show, I’m hooked. Great stuff!”

“… impeccable cast of singers and actors, a great orchestra and a wonderful show. Congratulations to all!”

“…completely mad but completely enjoyable!”

Romeo and Juliet (2011) 

Directed by Valerie Braddel 



Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight and unexpectedly. If we don’t believe in this “miracle”, there is no tragedy. This timeless love story repeats itself in all societies. In this production the Capulets are traditional, educated and rich from a somewhat “Eastern”culture where the man is boss and women obey. The Montagues belong to a more liberated permissive “Western” society. Both families live in a war-torn desert, where transgression is punishable with death. But death also brings with it the triumph of love: reconciliation.  



Directed by John Frey

Character: Mrs. Muller


At a pivotal point in the play, Sister Aloysius summons Mrs Muller to her office. Sister Aloysius hopes that Mrs Muller will be able to help her make her case against Father Flynn, and we prepare ourselves for an embarrassing conversation. It turns out, however, that Mrs Muller believes that her son is gay ("that way," as she puts it), so that if there is anything going on with the priest, that's okay, because the priest is taking an interest in her son - he has obviously shielded the boy from the attack of classmates - and, if the boy can only make it through the rest of the school year, he has a good shot at a good high school, and from there even a chance at college. That's what Mrs Muller wants for her boy.

So Mrs Muller is less than thrilled by Sister Aloysius's campaign, which, she foresees, will rebound adversely on her son.

Character: Mrs. Muller (Scene from Doubt by John Patrick Shanley) 

Rope (2009)

Character: Mrs. Debenham

Directed by Jenniffer MacLelland Henriques and Susana Henriques


The setting is an apartment in Mayfair, London, in the 1920s.
The story, based loosely on the Leopold and Loeb murder case, is about two students, Wyndham Brandon and Charles Granillo, who murder fellow student Ronald Kentley as an expression of their supposed intellectual superiority. The two place the body in a wooden chest and, to add spice to their handiwork, invite a few acquaintances, including the dead man’s father, round to a party, the chest with its gruesome contents serving as a supper table.