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Rita Lee has been portrayed on TV, film and stage.

After two years undergoing treatment for cancer, the legendary queen of national rock, Rita Lee, passed away on the night of last Monday (9/5), aged 75. The mocking artist is super authentic and has already been starred in fiction by actresses like Mel Lisboa, Camila Morgado It is Helen de Castroin addition to Honey Fronchoviak It is Luisa Possi.

Mel Lisboa was responsible for bringing the singer to life both on television and in the theater. She played Rita in the musical “Rita Lee- Live next door” for two years (2014-2016). The show was created from the book “Rita Lee Lives Next Door—A Biography Hallucinated from the Queen of Rock”made by Henry Bartsch. In an interview with Quem, the actress said that she accepted the invitation, mainly because of the support she had from the artist.

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Mel Lisboa bringing Rita Lee to life in a musical (Reproduction/Ag News)
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“It was fundamental. Having her endorsement and approval was extremely important. You don’t see biographical musicals of people who are there. (…) He went to see us twice… This presence was essential for me to feel more secure. I wanted to get as close to her as possible, respecting her work. I wanted her to feel represented.”said Mel.

The actress, who also appeared as Rita Lee in the miniseries “Elis – Living Is Better Than Dreaming”spoke to Mariana Godoy Interviewprogram of TV networkon the challenge of playing the rocker without it feeling forced: “I came across something very different: a real character who is alive, adored and revered. Viewers expect you to honor Rita. It was completely different from anything I’ve ever done in my life. I got to meet her, but I spoke little to her. She likes to stay at home quietly. The challenge is to understand what that person is so as not to imitate but interpret”.

In the cinema, it fell to Camila Morgado pay homage to the iconic redhead in the film “Hebe – The star of Brazil” which, later, was like a miniseries for the TV screens. It was in this production that the famous kiss between Rita and Hebe, played by Andrea Beltrãowas reproduced.

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Camila Morgado played Rita Lee in a film about Hebe Camargo (Collage by Taiane Hotz)

Another representation of the artist took place in a musical in honor of the singer. Ney Matogrosso. The chosen one was Helen de Castro.

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Other tributes to the singer who scored famous national rock hits were made by the singer Luiza Possi and for the actress Honey Fronchoviak while participating in the framework Celebrity Showtransmitted by sundaywhere both chose to play the singer.

Featured Photo: Rita Lee honoring Mel Lisboa and the show at the theater – Photo: Danilo Quadros

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Rita Lee has been portrayed on TV, film and stage.

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