El campo (Buenos Aires: Insurrexit, ), p. Subsequent references to the play will appear in parentheses. Translations are mine. of this century, Griselda Gámbaro began her extraordinary contribution to the Gambaro’s El campo and Foucault’s work on power relations and its correlative. Angelique Rockas played Emma. The data of this production are now archived at the British Library. For full details of Internationalist Theatre`s British premiere.

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Martin asks him to leave but the official demands that Martin be immunized.

University of Pennsylvania Press. A Journal of Performance and Art. The concert is run by Gestapo officers and the audience is filled with prisoners dressed as though they are in a concentration camp. Additionally, gambar character of Frank’s name was originally Franco in Gambaro’s text and is reminiscent of late Spanish dictator Fracisco Franco. She throws flowers at the audience and the concert ends.

Emma and Martin enter his family home and Martin realizes that something has changed. University of Texas Press. Just then, an Official walks in and rubs his palms together with a sense of satisfaction, commenting that the door was open.

Theatre, Texts, and Theories. Neither his younger brothers nor parents are home and the entire place does not feel familiar to him. Frank sends Emma outside to grab whatever hambaro like from the dead foxes.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Martin shouts out a few times during the concert and is physically punished by the Gestapo officers.


The Stage — via britishnewspaperarchive. Three burly male nurses enter the house with a metal bed and branding instruments. Martin has been at the corporation or camp for a while now, and he insists that he go take a walk. Frank does not allow Martin to leave for he wishes him to meet his only friend in the world, Emma. 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.

Emma runs to the corner and while sobbing tells Martin that “in order to know who we are, a little mark…” but is cut off as the three male nurses sedate Martin with an injection. Emma acts as though she is a diva however she appears as if she just escaped from a concentration camp. Frank takes out a whip and whips the floor, provoking Emma and triggering upset emotions.

Screams of pain and noises of children playing are heard from outside the house, but Martin and Emma choose to ignore it. Latin American Theatre Review.

The Camp ( play) – Wikipedia

The Journal of Modern History. Emma’s piano tuner takes a long time tuning the piano and Frank gets frustrated—this leaves the piano broken and the piano does not make any sound when Emma begins to play. Morning Star — via Internet Archive.

Frank confesses to Martin that Emma has always been able to leave and that he cannot handle her behavior any longer. The piano does not make noise but Emma sings the notes of the piano and the crowd goes wild. The Camp was written just after a massive military coup in and refers to the dictatorships that ruled Argentina. 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.


Despite how many times Martin has introduced himself to her, Emma still cannot remember his name.

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

Martin begins to get very confused as to where he is. The Official then comes over with a hot branding iron as the lights go out on Emma’s groans. She mentions that Frank is out hunting foxes and that he should be back soon. Emma and Martin are performing duties and, although it hambaro not revealed exactly why they are doing these tasks, Emma does say that “they left us here to work.

Frank and Martin discuss the political and social climate of the world while voices of children are heard below the window of the room. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.