From Parque Mayer to Teatro Monumental: Vasco Morgado’s Empire in Lisbon

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This article aims to introduce the relationship between the mobility of music, symbolic power and urbanism in the context of an Entertainment Industry based on Commercial-Musical Theatre in Portugal. This relation will be shown through a Revista show entitled “Esta Lisboa que eu Amo”, that premiered in September
24th, 1966 in the Monumental Theatre (Lisbon), promoted by Vasco Morgado’s Company, the most prolific Impresario of theatre and music during the third quarter of the 20th Century.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMusic and Human Mobility.
Subtitle of host publicationRedefining Community in Intercultural Context
EditorsMaria de São José Côrte-Real, Pedro Moreira, Adrian Lesenciuc
Place of PublicationBrasov
Publisher‘Henri Coanda’ Air Force Academy Publishing House
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)2285-2689
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventInternational Conference Music and Human Mobility - Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 7 Jun 20169 Jun 2016
Conference number: 5


ConferenceInternational Conference Music and Human Mobility
Abbreviated titleICMHM


  • Revista Theatre
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Music in the City
  • Mobility
  • Popular Music Theatre


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