Teatro de la Zarzuela, ''El niño judío''


Between two backlit Flats, a Rear-projection screen made of RCO - Colorado film reproduces a night sky ...
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... which illuminates the back of the scene.At the top, three Ceilings made of white BSU - Super Gobelin tulle are tinted with blue by the chromatic lighting ...
... and become golden here following a change of lights.The rear projection in the background switches off and the center stage and the bas-reliefs of the flats are illuminated, creating the exotic setting in which the action takes place, that is Aleppo at the beginning of the 20th century.
While another flat is lowered to close the background, four dancers bring on stage a waving backdrop made of black HSE - Tempesta silk ...
... that is here illuminated by green light, which dyes with the same colour the entire floor, which has been covered with a carpet made of natural ATS - Toscana canvas.The canvas was painted in large squares ...
... that simulate stone slabs, better visible in a later scene ...
... which takes place in the throne room of the palace of Jamar Jalea, one of the protagonists.
Stage designer Ana Garay also used some tops made of black FBR - Bruxelles velvet and some backdrops made of golden BRL - Rexor tulle and natural ASC - Sceno muslin.
Zarzuela in two acts and four scenes
Pablo Luna (1879-1942)
First night
Madrid, Teatro de Apolo, 5/2/1918

costume design
Ana Garay
Light design
Juan Manuel Guerra
Technical direction
Carlos Abolafia
Stage direction
Jesús Castejón


Materials used in this production

ASC - Sceno

Muslin and canvas

ATS - Toscana

Muslin and canvas

BRL - Rexor

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

BSU - Super Gobelin

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

FBR - Bruxelles

·Limited fabrics·

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

RCO - Colorado

Rear-projection films

Rear-projection screens

Rear-projection screens

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