Interviews with Griselda Gambaro ‘Griselda Gambaro: la etica de la confrontation’ McAleer, Janice K., ‘El campo de Griselda Gambaro: una contradiction de. Foreigners: Three Plays by Griselda Gambaro, ed. and trans. El campo was first performed in October, in Buenos Aires and first published in For full details of Internationalist Theatre`s production of ` THe Camp` see www.

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The Camp ( play) – Wikipedia

Time Out — via Internet Archive. The concert is run by Gestapo officers and the audience is filled with prisoners dressed as though they are in a concentration camp.

The piano does not make noise but Emma sings the notes of the piano gmabaro the crowd goes wild.

The Camp was written just after a massive military coup in and refers to the dictatorships that ruled Argentina. Argentine women writers Argentine dramatists and playwrights Argentine people of Italian descent Illustrious Citizens of Buenos Aires Living people births Guggenheim Fellows Women dramatists and playwrights.

They scratch his face until it bleeds [8] and force him back onto the bench when he stands up. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat Morning Star — via Internet Archive. The Camp mostly revolves around the political violence and the effects of torture on innocent people who allow themselves to be victims of political torture.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat University of Michigan Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Martin shouts out a few times during the concert and is physically punished by the Gestapo grisflda. However, every time Frank mentions that people are below the window, Martin does not see anyone.


The University of Chicago Press. Young and attractive Martin shows up at an unidentified corporation and is told by a servant that Frank will soon be joining him to discuss his new occupation.

Just then, an Official walks in and rubs his palms together with a sense of satisfaction, commenting that the door was open. Gambaro’s work calls upon the Nazi regime and European ideals of fascism. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

`EL CAMPO` by Griselda Gambaro – composite reviews- Internationalist Theatre

Martin says that he wants to leave but Emma insists that he stay to attend her upcoming piano concert. Martin has been at the corporation or camp for a while now, and he insists that he go take a walk. Emma tries to seduce Martin on several occasions and becomes confused when Martin does not give in, as Emma has been told that he is an admirer.

Once again, Frank pressures Emma and Martin into being intimate with one another and warns Martin that, should he disobey, he will lose his job.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Martin asks him to leave but the official demands that Martin be immunized.

Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: She mentions that Frank is out hunting foxes and that he should be back soon. Additionally, the character of Frank’s name was originally Franco in Gambaro’s text and is reminiscent of late Spanish dictator Fracisco Franco. Frank and Martin discuss the political and social climate of the world while voices of children are heard below the window of the room.


She also looks through her suitcase and pulls out the only outfit her supposed secretary packed for her: Frank and Emma then tell Martin that they indeed were playing a prank on him and that Emma chooses to shave her head, does not have an itch, and enjoyed the joke very much. Frank takes out a whip and whips the floor, provoking Emma and triggering upset emotions. He begs Martin to take Emma away from him and, after being paid for his work, Martin quits his job and leaves with Emma.

Theatre, Texts, and Theories. Martin realizes that she has a number tattooed on her arm and is certain that she escaped from a camp, [6] and asks her certain things about her past, but Emma refuses to answer his questions. Neither his younger brothers nor parents are home and the entire place does not feel familiar to him.

Emma acts as though she is a diva however she appears as if she just escaped from a concentration camp. The act ends on Frank pressuring Martin into saying he also had fun and Emma falling to the floor in a fit of uncontrollable scratching. Latin American Women Dramatists: Latin American Theatre Review.

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