The fifth season for the artistic collaboration between Aterballetto and the Piccolo Teatro, which has by now become a veritable “residence”. In programme for this first appointment, three new performances by Philippe Kratz, “L’eco dell'acqua”, Eugenio Scigliano, “Lost Shadows”, and Johan Inger, “Bliss”.

at Piccolo Teatro Strehler
from Fri 24 June to Sun 26 June

The second appointment with Aterballetto includes the choreography by Michele Di Stefano (Leone d'Argento at the Venice Biennale) “Upper East Side”, the new production by Jiří Kylián “14'20” and “LEGO” by Giuseppe Spota, among the most interesting of Italian authors of the new generation.

 

at Piccolo Teatro Strehler
from Tue 19 April to Sat 11 June

Brecht and Weill, sixty years on: “The threepenny opera” staged by a modern-day artist, Damiano Michieletto, a director who is making his mark in opera and theatre, reshuffling the cards of tradition with often revealing results.

 

at Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato
from Tue 5 July to Tue 5 July

For its ninth edition, the “MilanoFlamencoFestival” this year focusses on highly topical themes - identity, dialogue, integration - around which the shows staged by prestigious Spanish companies are constructed. “Guerrero - Warrior” is the show by the new rising star of flamenco, Eduardo Guerrero.

 

at Piccolo Teatro Grassi
from Tue 7 June to Sun 19 June

The sodality with the Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla & Figli which every year enriches the Piccolo's programme with prose, opera and dance through the enchanting interpretations of the "wooden actors" is once again renewed. This year's summer appointment is one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, "Macbeth". 150 characters for a show which brings together the splendour and the sumptuousness of the most important of marionette shows.

 

at Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato
from Tue 17 May to Sun 29 May

"Casanova's Return to Venice", one of Arthur Schnitzler’s narrative masterpieces, adapted and staged by Federico Tiezzi, is the story of the aged adventurer (Sandro Lombardi), who dreams of returning to Venice but, at the cost of bitter delusions, is unable to renounce his unsubdued passions.

 

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