PIPPO DELBONO - LA GIOIA (Joy)
22 - 23 March 2019‖20:00
Venue : Academy Lyric Theatre
Duration : Approx 1 hr 20 mins with no interval
Price Info : $380 - $90 (Local Full-time Student/Disable)Buy Tickets
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Presenter : Hong Kong Arts Festival Society Limited
A theatrical ode to joy, surprise and enchantment by a poet of marginalisation and diversity
“The works of Pippo Delbono leave viewers alternately elated, drained, shocked and thoughtful.” The New York Times
Pippo Delbono puts the world on stage. His productions rage, provoke and move us to tears. They aim for the heart.
La Gioia highlights the consequences of living without understanding. It brings anguish and ecstasy to the stage, accompanied by paper boats, flamenco dance, flowers by the thousand and a circus parade worthy of the great Fellini.
Delbono is one of Europe's most distinctive artistic voices, in the firmament of Pasolini, Beckett, Bausch and Kantor. Following in the footsteps of theatre greats Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine, he won the European Prize for New Theatre in 2009, and his films have garnered prizes at festivals in both Nyon and Venice.
Delbono's unique company joins professional actors with non-professional performers from the margins of society. His production La Gioia is an eighty-minute journey of surprise and enchantment. Embracing extreme feelings and the pain of the world, Delbono and his cast of misfits show us who we really are through ‘joy’.
Flower Arrangement: Thierry Boutemy
Music: Pippo Delbono, Antoine Bataille, Nicola Toscano and various artists
Lights: Orlando Bolognesi
Sound: Pietro Tirella
Costumes: Elena Giampaoli
Set and props: Gianluca Bolla
Production Manager: Alessandra Vinanti
Coordination: Silvia Cassanelli
Technical Manager: Fabio Sajiz
Production: Emilia Romagna Teatro and Compagnia Pippo Delbono
Co-produced with Theatre de Liege and Le Manege Maubeuge-Scène Nationale
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