the British Community Council, Lisbon

The British Community Council, Lisbon

Umbrella entity for organisations
with links to the British Community
in and around Lisbon

"The Portuguese" A Musical Comedy

Tue 06 Mar, 2018 to Sat 30 Jun, 2018

(Organizer: TPP - The Portuguese People Lda. | Category: Plays / Shows)


A nonsense musical comedy full of mystery, adventure, romance, drama, and tragedy. Its aim is to serve as a national identity card and to show you the true essence of our people, our very Portuguese way of being.

If you have ever heard of the Book of Disquiet, you're going to love this Play of Disquiet. The poet Fernando Pessoa is the greatest action hero ever: he's everywhere at once and he's everybody, confound him!

When a man and his wife arrive in Portugal on holiday, they never dreamed they would get caught up in an adventure involving 900 years of history.

From the founding of the country till the present day: The Portuguese features great names from Portugal's past, from King Afonso Henriques to Amália Rodrigues, from Camões to José Mourinho, from the Bakerwoman of Aljubarrota to  Cristiano Ronaldo.
A terrible - but terribly fun! - threat hangs over the visiting couple; and, when they mislay their luggage in the same fog that took King Sebastian, figures from the past, the present and from forever come to their aid.

Even special agent 007, passing through on a top-secret mission, gets involved in this musical odyssey of intrigue, mystery and laughter to make you fall off your chair!

Lisbon's most emblematic places are the stage for the most extraordinary adventure since Camões visited the Island of Love. The Portuguese blends Portuguese hospitality with action movie scenes and a fantastic musical!

Coming to this show is a sure way of keeping a bit of Portugal inside you forever - which, before this, was only possible by swallowing a whole Barcelos rooster.

Note: Show spoken and sung in English.

Tickets:, Fnac, Worten, El Corte Inglês and Casino Lisboa’s Box Office (show days only)
Booking: 1820


Lisbon Casino: Auditório dos Oceanos
Address: Alameda dos Oceanos, Lote1
Telephone: 218 92 9 000

Opening hours of the ticket office: from 16h00 on show days

Showtimes: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 18h30.