The dream of the knight
or Life Ia a Dream
, picture by baroque painter Antonio of Pereda at the Academy of San Fernando, Madrid
Life Is a Dream
in bronze, detail of the monument to Calderón
in the Square of Santa Ana of Madrid
(work by J. Figueras, 1878
Life Is a Dream is a play by the Spanish writer Pedro Calderòn de la Barca. It was first performed in 1635. It is an allegory of the human situation and the mystery of life. It is one of Calderón's best-known plays.
Images for kids
La vida es sueño, 35th Festival Internacional del Teatro Clásico, Almagro (2012)
The royal palace in medieval Poland
Part of a façade of Burgtheater in Vienna. Segismundo and Rosaura appear represented below Calderon (de la Barca).
La vida es sueño, 35th Festival Internacional de Teatro Clásico de Almagro (International Festival of Classical Theatre, 2012).
La vida es sueño, 35th Festival