THE FABLE OF ANOTHER YOUTH / DFKH 2019

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IL MUTAMENTO ZONA CASTALIA (IT)

Performance will take place on the fifth Theatre Festival in Kutná Hora.

Inspired by “another youth” by Mircea Eliade

STARRING AND DIRECTED by Eliana Cantone
DRAMATURGY Giordano V. Amato
LIVE MUSIC Elisa Fighera
PRODUCTION Il Mutamento Zona Castalia

The fable of another youth continues the investigation begun in 2011 with the performance “Il Tempo Scolpito” in a comic and ironic key, proposing a interwining between literature, philosophy and theatre form the novel by Miercea Eliade “another Youth”, the myth of the eternal return and the occasion of a second chance.

The story follows the experiences of the Italian Romanian protagonist Maria Piarulli , daughter of Italian immigrants in Romania at the end of 800.
At the age of 65 years, Mary is struck by lightning which, instead of killing her, gives her a new chance, a second youth. It is a dreamlike journey, suspended and subtle, towards the search and
the possible discovery of its own essence.
A fairy tale of the eternal reverse, epic and metaphysical, from the circular structure; a reflection on time and eternity.

The show is enriched by polyphonic and linguistic games and virtuosity, from the original live string music, elements that make it a surreal trait, where the most abstract themes, from metempsychosis, make it a surreal trait, where the most abstract themes,from metempsycosis to Indian esotericism, to eternal youth, meet the issues of immigration and cultural integration.

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THE FABLE OF ANOTHER YOUTH / DFKH 2019