Organization/EventLe Foyer - Temporada do Conservatório Nacional
Venue Conservatório Nacional de Lisboa
Text / Lyrics
Author of the Text Tim Burton
Title of Poem or Text The Melancholy Death of the Oyster Boy
Unwanted is based on Tim Burton's "The Melancholy Death of the Oyster Boy". The Oyster Boy is a child, born in the form of an oyster and rejected by everyone. The story is told by the Oyster Boy's sister, with revulsion and uneasiness, who, knowing his brother's fateful destiny, fears that such a tragedy lies behind him.