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by Augusto Cury
The seller of dreams
Based on the eponymous bestseller by Augusto Cury. In the plot, the character Julius Caesar attempts suicide, and is prevented from committing the final act by a beggar, the “Master”, who sells him a comma, so that he can continue writing his story. Together they meet Bartolomeu, a good-natured drunk who decides to join them in their mission to sell dreams and awaken a sick society. The revelation of the GM's conflicted past could shatter the Dream Seller's grand mission.
The smartest man in history
When renowned psychiatrist Marco Polo goes to Jerusalem to attend a meeting at the UN, he is challenged to study the mind of the most famous man in history: Jesus. Marco Polo, one of the greatest atheists of our time, refuses, claiming not to discuss religion, but is instigated by an audience of intellectuals to carry out this undertaking. After much resistance, he accepts the challenge. A round table is then set up, made up of brilliant professionals to analyze the mind of Jesus from the angles of science and not religion. From there, the character begins an epic journey to find out if Jesus was a master at having self-control, managing his emotions, working through losses and frustrations, unleashing his creativity and forming thinkers. By studying the mind of Jesus, Marco Polo surprises the other research participants who expected to find an ordinary man, without great intellectual abilities, but who are amazed at the inexplicable.
Never give up on your dreams
It was the first book by Dr. Augusto Cury to receive a theater adaptation in 2018. The following year, it consolidated itself as a critical and public success, becoming the largest theatrical tour in the country in number of presentations in 2019 and representing Brazil at the International Theater Festival from the caribbean
With more than 180 performances, the play has already left more than 120,000 people emotional throughout Brazil, it provokes reflection and promises to deeply impact those who watch it.
It invites the viewer on a journey within himself, learning to write the most important chapters of his own story, even in the face of the most diverse challenges.
It was adapted for the theater with the production of Applaus/Luciano Cardoso and carefully in text written by Augusto Cury himself, together with the scriptwriter and director Cristiane Natale and Erikah Barbin
The living forest gang
You know that child who doesn't leave his cell phone? How about taking her to see the theater and watch an exciting magical adventure? A Turma da Floresta Viva is the first children's literary work by psychiatrist Augusto Cury adapted for a theatrical show. In a relaxed way, the play tells a surprising story of nature conservation and our children's emotional health.
The twins Guto and Alice don't really like to study, they are always fighting, they don't know how to wait and they want “everything” right away. Her only activities outside of school are games and social media. As a result, they also develop a great inability to concentrate. These are symptoms of the disease of the century: “anxiety”.
However, things change when they suddenly start hearing talking animals and are very intrigued. These animals claim that they are “chosen” as guardians for a challenge to protect nature. So, their parents, worried about their children's strange behavior, call their grandfather, psychiatrist Dr. Augusto, to analyze them.
When grandpa and grandchildren meet, a big secret is revealed: he too is a chosen one! Together, they face the challenge of visiting the dangerous and enchanted Floresta Viva, in the heart of the mysterious Amazon Region.
In this adventure, in addition to being sensitized to the environmental cause, children will discover how to control their impulses, face their fears and quiet their minds. Thus, revealing emotion management skills to save the Living Forest Gang as guardians of nature.