written, directed and costume designed by Emma Dante

From 22 April to 10 May 2020 - Main Theater

Wednesday to Saturday at 8.30pm, Tuesday at 7.30pm and Sunday at 3.30pm

duration 1h40

performances in Italian with French surtitles

Inspired by the works of Sophocles, Emma Dante embraces the myth of Oedipus and transposes it to the world of nomads, recounting the destiny of the tragic hero from his childhood up to his death in Colonus. In a long migratory journey, Oedipus and his own wander from one dark world to another searching for shelter.

Highly aware of the situation of nomadic people around the world, Sicilian author and director Emma Dante, works with a team of 16 young actresses and actors of the drama school of Teatro Biondo in Palermo.

The distinctiveness of this performance is the interest Emma Dante grants the feelings of these young actresses and actors, all from different regions of Italy who shared with her a raw impression of uprooting, exile and isolation. 

équipe artistique

written, directed and costume designed by Emma Dante

after Œdipe roi de Sophocle

performed by Sandro Maria Campagna

and the students of the acting school of Teatro Biondo in Palermo Giulia Bellanca, Costantino Buttitta, Martina Caracappa, Chiara Chiurazzi, Martina Consolo, Danilo De Luca, Adriano Di Carlo, Valentina Gheza, Cristian Greco, Federica Greco, Giuseppe Lino, Beatrice Raccanello, Francesco Raffaele, Valter Sarzi Sartori, Calogero Scalici, Maria Sgro

scenography Carmine Maringola

lighting Cristian Zucaro

costume assistant Italia Carroccio

sculpture Cesare Inzerillo

Photo © Rosellina Garbo
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Teatro Biondo di Palermo / Spoleto62 Festival dei 2 Mondi

La Colline – théâtre national


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