Scenic design for Cavalleria Rusticana, Catania, Italy (2011)

Scenic design for Cavalleria Rusticana, Catania, Italy (2011)

Architect
Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners
Location
Acireale, Italy
Project Year
2011
Category
Theaters
Photographs: Filippo Sinopoli

Scenic design for the play Cavalleria Rusticana at Teatro Stabile of Catania, Italy (2011)

Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners as Architects

Theater director Giampiero Borgia conceived, for the 2010/2011 season at the Teatro Stabile di Catania, a contemporary play based on the short story by Giovanni Verga “Cavalleria Rusticana”. Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners curated the set design transposing the 19th century short story by Verga into contemporary urban decline. They reproduced a sort of fictional “crime scene” covering big PVC panels with black and white photos of Librino, the most dangerous neighbourhood of Catania. The Carabinieri's sign, symbolizing justice, and the picture of a prickly pear, symbolizing the material wealth of some female characters, are the only colored elements on the scene.


CREDITS


Direction: Gianpiero Borgia with David Coco, Caterina Misasi, Giovanni Guardiano, Claudia Potenza


Scenic design: Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners


Costumes: Giuseppe Andolfo


Music: Papaceccio MMC & Cespo Santalucia


Choreography: Donatella Capraro


Lights: Franco Buzzanca


Photographs: Filippo Sinopoli

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