Play against Catholics at Barcelona Theatre

Country: Spain

Date of incident: March 24, 2011

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Morals

Area of case: Arts



The Cataluña National Theatre (TNC) in Barcelona is showing “Gang Band” from March 24th to April 17th 2011, during Lenten time. The plot describes the environment of a gay bar during the Pope’s visit to Barcelona. The play uses quotations from the Bible and the characters mock Christian traditional roles and beliefs. The TNC receives public funds to support culture and arts.

Source: http://www.larazon.es/noticia/6243-insulto-a-los-catolicos-sobre-el-escenario http://www.forumlibertas.com/frontend/forumlibertas/noticia.php?id_noticia=19258&id_seccion=9
http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2011/03/24/barcelona/1300958969.html