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The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde

The Morgana Teatre Company, specialists in the classics and having already performed Macbeth and Frankenstein, is proud to bring you Robert L. Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. They are offering performances from the 20th to the 24th of May at 7pm in the Sala Mozart of the Auditorium.

This is the story of Doctor Henry Jekyll, an English gentleman, and his loyal maid Elizabeth Poole. Being regarded as the greatest living authority upon the subject of chemistry, Henry Jekyll is obsessed with the possibility of separating the two sides of human nature as well as transforming all mankind into a higher class of being...

Doctor believes that good and evil are so close into the human souls. Good and evil are fighting into the human souls. So, man is not truly one, but two. He also thinks that if we could break that chain and separate those two selves, then we could liberate the good in man and segregate the bad in man. To do it, he believes that certain chemicals have the power to change our bodies and minds...

In the name of science, Henry Jekyll prepares his formula. A terrible night he puts the glass to his lips and drink in one gulp. He screams and falls down. The pain is unbearable. But when the pain disappears Edward Hyde appears. Pale and dwarfish, he gives an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation...

He inspires disgust and fear in everybody. He is a monster, rude, disgusting and hateful. He is a monster in human shape. He is not human. He is only a beast...

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