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Macbeth, William Shakespeare’s bloodiest play, as a puppet show for adults



Drevišnja premiere of the play at the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre

On the stage or in the tunnel of the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre, a performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, subtitled The Brown Play, is coming. The performance, directed by Matteo Spiazzi, who is also the author of the artwork, is intended for audiences from the age of 15.

The premiere of the play Macbeth in the tunnel Ljubljana Puppet Theater (LGL) will be trees at 7 p.m. Replays follow on March 11 and 12 and between March 18 and 20.

One of the most important texts of world dramaThe tragedy of Macbeth speaks of the isolation of power, the fear of its collapse, and at the same time its ineffectiveness, because power based on power cannot really create anything lasting. Macbeth (Micha Arch) and Lady Macbeth (Asja Kahrimanović) like protagonist their own tragedies create maps of the seas that like echoes from the past map into today’s geopolitical tensions, LGL wrote.

Photo: Jaka Varmuž/LGL

A battle of metal objects associated with powerAccording to the director and the author of the artistic image of the play Matteo Spiazzi is this battle for power”barren and incapable of producing anything, thus like connection between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth“. The battle comes to life on stage like a battle of metal objects, historically often associated with power, often representing its symbol and means of conquest. Hence the subtitle Rusty show. “The landscapes of these objects are created by fairy-tale witches who, like courtesans, accompany the slow browning protagonists and weave a violent picture of the collapse of a family, society, civilization,” is also written in the announcement.

The authors of the adaptation of the text translated by Oton Župančič are Spiazzi and Benjamin Zajc, who also took care of the dramaturgy. The play Macbeth uses waltzes Morgenblätter and Rosas do Sul Johanna Strauss the Younger, Waltz triste Jean Sibelius and an excerpt of Scott Gibbons’ music from the film When the last time I saw my fatherdirected by Chiara Guides.

Macbeth is thus another creation of William Shakespeare, which will come to life under the roof of the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre, previously his works Hamlet (2006), Romeo & Juliet (2011), The Merchant of Venice (2015) and The Tempest (2016) were staged.

Laureate of the Slovenian Puppet BiennaleBorn in 1987, Matteo Spiazzi is a graduate of the Italian Academy of Dramatic Art Nico Pepe, he specializes in working with masks, especially theatrical ones.

It is to be performed at the 11th Biennale of Slovenian Puppet Makers A pin (Puppet Theater Maribor, 2019) won the award for best direction.

Spiazzi is active like director, theater pedagogue and organizer of events in Italy, as well as in other countries, like in addition to Slovenia, there are also Austria, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland and Ecuador. As a workshop mentor, he collaborated with key global institutions: University of Verona, University of Tartu, National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Minsk, Kyiv University of Culture and Czech TO THE LADY.

Source: Rtvslo

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