The Department of Culture Moratalla City Council invites all persons who wish to LAYENDA NIGHT OF "THE ROCK OF THE ENCHANTED, where, in the theatrical group Teatro La Cortijo, the characters of the legend come to life, like every night of San Juan since time immemorial.
The Department of Culture of the Hon.
Moratalla Town Council, aims to this dramatization of the legend "The Stone of the Haunted" to rescue the narrative that referred to in the book "Things Moratalla" by Alfredo Rubio, bringing to life the characters of paper with this simple theatrical representation adaptation and extension of José Rogelio Fernández Lozano, represented by members of the theater group "La Cortijo.
New this year, extends the story with new scenes and new characters that complete the action and improve staging.
The stone, or the Enchanted Rock is one of the most famous legends, dear and beloved by moratalleros where archetypes are interspersed with historical facts and fantasy characters.
The argument, even with the peculiarities of the town, falls ethnographically in the series of legends in which the protagonist is a young, delinquent or Christian, often locked in a cave, well, castle, etc., What a pity their love by falling in love with the wrong person.
In the case of Moratalla, this tradition was picked up in the early twentieth century by the chronicler Alfredo Rubio, who set up the story and characters permanently, with a literary style characteristic of the narratives of the Romantic era, which gives the Legend a pleasant naivete.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Moratalla