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Festival of Central and Eastern European Arts: The Mona Lisas

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About the Show Less...

Night has fallen over the dark vaults of the Louvre. The visitors have all left and in the deserted museum, six enigmatic figures emerge from Leonardo’s famous painting. Read More >

500 years is a long time to hold that mysterious smile and the Mona Lisas are tired of being ladies in waiting. Leaving their empty frame behind, they break free and take a walk on the wild side. But they get more than they bargained for in the outside world where any nude with attitude can be famous for 15 minutes. Moving from the world of Leonardo da Vinci via the shock waves of Manet’s ‘pornographic’ nude, the African panorama of the Cubists, Duchamp’s ‘ready-mades’ and Warhol’s multiple images to reach the graffiti generation this sharply funny production takes us on a surreal journey through an explosive landscape of modern visual art.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 21/11/2006

Closing Night: 22/11/2006

Running time: 1h15

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Cast & Creative


Producer - Theatre Mélange in association with Ariel Theatre (Romania)

Author - Brigitte Louveaux

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