Theatre fans know it. Autumn is the beginning period of the prose seasons. And the 19 theaters involved in the Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria project, directed by Franco Ruggieri, are no exception.
The official start of the 2012/2013 Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria Theatre Season will take place from Teatro Morlacchi in Perugia. On October 10th, 2012 at 21:00 Luca De Filippo direct and will star La Grande Magia (The Great Magic), on texts by the never forgotten father Eduardo De Filippo. A TSU (Teatro Stabile Umbria) and ELLEDIEFFE - La Compagnia di Teatro di Luca De Filippo. The work will be performed until October 14th, 2012. At the bottom or by clicking on the title at the end of this paragraph the .pdf file with the complete 2012/2013 Morlacchi Theatre Season programme.
The 2012/2013 Theatre Season of the Secci Theatre in Terni start on October 23rd, 2012 with Stefano Accorsi in Furioso Orlando - Ballata In Ariostesche Rime Per Un Cavalier Narrante (Furioso Orlando - Ballad in Ariosto's Rhymes for a Narrator Knight), taken freely from the Orlando Furioso by Ariosto and theatrical adapted and directed by Marco Baliani. Produced by TSU and Nuovo Teatro, also in reply on October 24th, 2012.
At the Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Manini in Narni the opening of the Season will be a national premiere: La Leggenda Del Grande Inquisitore (The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor), from a passage of The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky. Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 21:00 on stage Umberto Orsini and Leonardo Capuano, directed by Pietro Babina. Produced by La Faustini Group.
We already talked about Stefano Accorsi and Marco Baliani, and their Furioso Orlando. This representation will also open other 2 seasons: the Foligno Theatre Season (that will develop among the Auditorium San Domenico, the Teatro San Carlo and the Teatro Politeama Clarici), Thursday, October 25th at 21:00 at Theatre Politeama Clarici; the day after that of the Teatro Comunale in Gubbio, Friday, October 26th, 2012 always at 21:00.
The 2012/2013 Teatro della Concordia in Marsciano Theatre Season will begin Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at 21:00 with Nel Mare Ci Sono I Coccodrilli - Storia Vera di Enaiatollah Akbari (In The Sea There Are The Crocodiles - True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari). From the book and adaptation by Fabio Geda, with and directed by Paolo Brigugialia. BAM teatro production, in collaboration with Palermo Teatro Festival.
The Teatro Cucinelli of Solomeo (Perugia) will host both music and drama & dance inside the 2012/2013 Artistic Season, which begins on October 16th with the concert Cantate e Sonate, reinterpretation of the compositions written by G. F. Händel during his stay in Italy (1707-1710). By Aurora Ensemble, soprano Gemma Bertagnolli and Enrico Gatti violin and conductor. At 21:00.
The pièces instead will start from October 30th, 2012, always at 21:00, thanks to Carlo Cecchi who will perform a double bill: Abbastanza Sbronzo da Dire Ti Amo? (Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?) by Caryl Churchill; following Prodotto (Product) by Mark Ravenhill. Teatro Stabile delle Marche production.
Massimo Dapporto, accompanied by Maurizio Donadoni and Angelica Leo, will get for the first time ever inside Otello's part for the opening play, Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 21:00, of the 2012/2013 Teatro degli Illuminati of Città di Castello Theatre Season. The great classic by William Shakespeare will be translated, adapted and directed by Nanni Garella. Produced by Arena del Sole, Nuova Scena, Teatro Stabile di Bologna in collab. with Estate Teatrale Veronese.
The Teatro Mengoni of Magione will start his 2012/2013 Theatre & Dance Season on November 14th, 2012, 21:00, thanks to Urge by and with Alessandro Bergonzoni. A Progetto Dadaumpa and Progetto Allibito production.
The first show of Dance will be also the first of 2013: the Artemis Danza Company on January 18th, 2013 (at 21:00) will be performing in Traviata, inspired by the Opera of Giovanni Verdi. Choreography, sets, lights, costumes and directed by Monica Casadei, music processing by Luca Vianini. A production by Artemis Danza Company, Monica Casadei in co-production with the Fondazione Teatro Comunale di Ferrara and Parma Verdi Festival.
The 2012/2013 Teatro Caporali of Panicale Theatre Season in the first appointment, Sunday, December 9th 2012 at 21:00, will propose an interesting enconunter among theatre, music and cabaret thanks to Davide Calabrese and Lorenzo Scuda, members of the Oblivion band, which will pay homage to Giorgio Gaber and Sandro Luporini with Far finta di essere G... (Pretending to be G...). A Malguion and Fondazione Giorgio Gaber production.
The Compagnia Gank will be the first to take the stage of the Teatro Comunale of Todi for the new Season, November 30th, 2012 at 21:00, with Molto Rumore Per Nulla (Much Ado About Nothing) by William Shakespeare. Directed by Alberto Giusta. A Compagnia Gank, Festival teatrale di Borgio Verezzi and Teatro Stabile di Genova production.
The 2012/2013 Teatro Nuovo "Gian Carlo Menotti" of Spoleto Theatre Season will be opened by a representation which we have already discussed above: La Leggenda Del Grande Inquisitore (The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor), from a passage of The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, with Umberto Orsini and Leonardo Capuano. Saturday, December 15th, 2012, at 21:00.
At the Teatro Sociale of Amelia the burden and the honor of the opening of the Season it will be up to Orso Maria Guerrini and Cristina Sebastianelli who will interpret the play by Yasmina Reza L'Uomo del Destino (The Man of Destiny). Translation by Catherine Spaak and staged by Maurizio Panici. TeatroPer production. Sunday, December 16th, 2012, 21:00.
Arca Azzurra Teatro will stage a free adaptation, by Ugo Chiti, from the Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio in the first round of the 2013 Theatre Season of the Francesco Torti Theatre of Bevagna, scheduled for Friday, January 11th, 2013, 21:00. Title: Decamerone. Amori e Sghignazzi (Decamerone. Loves and Guffaws).
Keep an eye on this article: the 2012/2013 prose seasons of the other theatre members of the Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria circuit will be added as they become available.
Attached the billboards of the 2012/2013 Teatro Stabile dell'Umbria Theater Season. For information on tickets, presales, season tickets, shows and companies, you can visit the official website teatrostabile.umbria.it.