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Staging of the "Legend of the Enchanted Rock" (22/06/2011)

The Department of Culture of the City of Moratalla, Stable Theatre Company "La Cortijo", invite you to enjoy one of the most representative jewels of our rich cultural heritage and folklore with the traditional staging of the words "The Rock of La Encantada ", during the magical night of San Juan.

From the narrative compiled by Alfredo Rubio in his book "Things Moratalla" (1915), the playwright José Rogelio Fernández Lozano adapted the legend for staged by the Theatre Company "La Cortijo," including new turn scenes and characters.

The fruit of truth and fiction but certainly wonderful in its candor, this legend leaves no one indifferent, but moved to the evocation of nostalgia and desire for justice.

The play takes place the night of San Juan, June 23, at 23:30 am in the "Rock of the Haunted", located it in the Father's Way Mellinas.

The characters, through the staging, the approach to allow this tragic legend.

Tradition, the restless young ebony loops and history, serious-haired matron of silver, lead us into the story.

The commander, who exercises authority, puts us in reality.


Violante nd get caught up to vested interests.

The frivolous and fickle D.

ª Castellana Fajardo and the noble and brave But Lopez Víllora, we express their passions and desires for happiness.

The Scribe and the maid are necessary collaborators in the cell.

The soldier is the silent witness.

Ordelinda the enchanted spirit in torment, attracts us by his goodness and its vicissitudes.

The Black, keeper of the Encantada, get our refusal, contrary to our desire for freedom.

Ladies flatter power.

The nymphs, spirits, ethereal, to the desire of the privileged.

The Knights, friends of D.

But are bought and covers the culprits.

The Minstrel tries to keep the event in memory of all.

And finally, the Horsemen, who are the people who believe what is told cleverly plotted.

The Department of Education and Culture invites you to enjoy this beautiful performance to keep alive the historical and cultural heritage of Moratalla.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Moratalla

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