‘Lovecraft Tales’, from the work of a writer whose fame is not inferior to Edgar Allan Poe’s one. Howard Phillips Lovecraft opens the door to fiction on the stage. The two fictional characters, Alexander (Andrea Famà/Alessio Chiodini) and Alice Lee (Silvia Magazzù) will explore the magic and disquieting world of imagination, through the chance meeting of their lives. Their stories are intertwined with some tales by the master of ‘horror’ with nuances of romantic poetry.
Alexander meets Alice – or better he stumbles on her diary. He needs Alice’s diary to remember the penetrate into the girl’s lively imagination, to reach the source of his condition. So he starts a journey back that will lead him to the horrible conclusion of what has happened.
Why Lovecraft? Because it’s interesting to make adults experience again children’s feelings before the unknown, making them fetish (perhaps forever). As I explored this genre I have not only learned to appreciate it, but I have been given the possibility to imagine it for the theatre, mixing fiction and drama with the ‘fil rouge’ of a story without distorting any of them. This has not been simple, considering the contents of the writer’s tales: fantastic, oneiric, exploring mystery in all ways. The result is satisfactory but the assembly and refining of different elements, the search of a language suitable for an audience not expert or fan of this genre has required the use of means as if we had to play a movie rather than a live performance (Director’s Notes).
Sunday August 6th – Two performances in English at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m
CENTRO STUDI CAPPELLA ORSINI
#21 Via di Grotta Pinta – Rome
Sundays September: 9th and 17th – From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (English) and From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Italian). Sunday Ocotber: 1st – From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (English) and From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Italian). Sunday October: 15th – Two performances in Italian at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
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CREDITS Assistant Director: Matteo Maria Dragoni – Staging: TsT Produzione Spettacoli – MUA: Virginia Menendez – Lights: Mary Ferrara – Production Assistant: Martina Milani – Press Office: Laura Mancini Flora ph. +39 3398055310
Tickets (plus theatre card): € 15 – € 10 (reduced for students).
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