From July 21st to August 18th, 2012 arrives in Piazza S. Maria, in the ancient heart of Allerona (TR), the 16th Festival Nazionale di Teatro Amatoriale Premio “Stella d'Oro” 2012 per Compagnie non professioniste ed 8° Premio Giancarlo Pancaldi per la regia (16th National Festival of Amateur Theatre 2012 "Gold Star" Award for non-professional Theatre Companies and 8th Giancarlo Pancaldi Directing Award).
The Festival, founded in 1996 by Massimo Gilibini, Patrizio Baldini and the Pro Loco of Allerona, aims to enhance the beautiful Piazza S. Maria, "natural theater" in the ancient medieval village, debunking the myth that small realities can not organize cultural events; in addition, give space to non-professional theater companies, carefully selected from all over the Italy, giving them the opportunity to perform in front of a large and engaged audience.
Among other things, the Festival from 2001 to 2005 (the year of his death, Ed) has been directed by the great international director Giancarlo Pancaldi, which was then dedicated the directing award of the festival.
Many scheduled appointments. That will range from classic Italian and international theater coming to the contemporary, not forgetting to represent new works. All shows, 10 in total, will start at 21:15.
The 2012 National Festival of Amateur Theatre "Stella d'Oro" Award will begin Saturday, July 21st, 2012 with a welcome return, as they also opened the 2011 edition: the Nova Luna Latina Company of Latina with "Filumena Marturano" by Eduardo De Filippo, directed by Roberto Becchimanzi.
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 space to the 10th Premio Stella d'Argento per il Monologo (Silver Star Award for the Monologue): Vanessa Leonini of La Spezia with "La topastra" by Stefano Benni; Pierluigi Tortora of Carseta with "Giuseppina, una donna del Sud", by Pierluigi Tortora and Matteo De Simone. And even to the 6th UNICOOP Tirreno award for texts of monologues, went to Caterina Tomasulo di Tarcento (UD) with "Basilicata - Venezia Giulia".
August 5th, 2012 special evening to the earthquake victims in Emlia Romagna with Laura Leo in “Io Marisa e le altre”. Tuesday, July 7th, 2012 will be the turn of "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett, by the Teatro Insieme Sarzano Company of Sarzano (RO) and directed by Roberto Pinato.
Closure Saturday, August 11th, 2012 with the show of magic, words and dance “Volta la carta” by Magic Endor. Following Ceremony with awarding of the 2012 Stelle d'Oro.
Attached the complete programme of the Festival.