Joan Sánchez


Pepa Plana (Catalonia): Penèlope

The world-famous Pepa Plana will once again delight at the Red Pearl Clown Festival. In her charming solo performance, the female clown Penelope becomes a true heroine as she waits for her husband Ulysses to return home. 

Audience discussion in the Hurjaruuth foyer/Festival-Bar on Tue 14.2. at 20.30. The discussion will be led by dance artist Anni Kaila. The French conversation will be translated into Finnish or English. Free admission, welcome!

Ticket prices

26 € adult
16 € child
16 € pensioner
16 € discount ticket (student, unemployed, civil servant, conscript)
16 € theatre professional

Serial ticket: Buy an adult ticket for 3-6 different performances and get a 20% discount!

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Location and accessibility

Hurjaruuth Stage (Tallberginkatu 1 A, 2nd floor) is located at the Cable Factory, a well-known cultural centre. Read more about how to get there.

Read more about accessibility at the Cable Factory


Festival-Bar is located next to the Hurjaruuth Stage (Cable Factory A staircase, 2nd floor foyer). Please note that we only accept card payments.

Opening hours of the Festival-Bar:

Fri 10.2. at 18–19
Sat 11.2. at 18–19
Tue 14.2. at 18–21
Wed 15.2. at 18–19
Thu 16.2. at 18–19
Fri 17.2. at 17–20
Sat 18.2. at 19-

Restaurant (t)raba is located in the Glass courtyard next to the Turbine Hall.

Hurjaruuth Stage facilities and services

Coatroom: In the corridor between Hurjaruuth’s foyer and the stage there is a free self-service coatroom. NB! Our theatre is not responsible for any items or clothes left in the coatroom.

Toilet facilities: Next to the coatroom there is an accessible toilet with childcare facilities and other unisex toilets.

More on accessibility: There is wheelchair seating available at the front of the audience (2 slots). We do not have an induction loop. Assistant seating available free of charge. We are a Disability Card service provider.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our customer service!

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Performances Tue 14.2. at 19 and Wed 15.2. at 19, about 75 min


26 / 16 €


Hurjaruuth Stage, Cable Factory

Suggested age

For adults and young people (10+)


In English but there’s not a lot of speech

Audience discussion on Tue 14.2. at 20.30

Next performances

Clown: Pepa Plana
Conjuring Adviser: Màgic Lari
Original Music: Lluís Cartes
Costumes: Rosa Solé
Atretzzo: Oriol Blanchar and Xavier Garcia
Lighting: Jordi Llongueras
Photography: Joan Sánchez
Director Assistant: Aina Tur
Production: La Vaca Flaca
Female clown Adaptation: Joan Busquets
Original Idea: Pepa Plana
Director: Nola Rae

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