Tramedautore – Reading Ostermaier/Spregelburd

Duration: 45'

“Citizens without a state” is the common theme of the 20th edition of Tramedautore, which this year focuses on Italy and Italian artists, with a small international section including brand/new short texts by foreign writers.
“Even though this year will be characterised by a more intimate feel - write the organisers - the Festival will still be bringing together writers and artists who have shared this journey for so long, together with the various institutions that have accompanied them, first and foremost the Piccolo Teatro. Twenty years on, we still believe that the theatre can play an important role in metabolising the contemporary, in spreading knowledge and in promoting the growth of a community that we want to see increasingly diverse and inclusive”.

The reading combines poems by Albert Ostermaier, one of the most interesting writers on the German Scene, and Rafael Spregelburd, Argentine dramaturg, actor and director, known at the Piccolo thanks to the plays Modesty and Panic, staged by Luca Ronconi.

Poems by Albert Ostermaier 
Lockdown poems
italian version by Gian Maria Cervo
with Giorgia Senesi

Albert Ostermaier made his debut in 1995 with the pièce Zwischen zwei Feuern. Tollertopographie at the Marstall Theatre Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel in Munich. He was a writer at the Nationaltheater in Mannheim from 1996 to 1997, at the Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel in Munich from 1999 to 2000 and at the Burgtheater of Vienna from 2003 to 2009. He has received numerous awards, including the Ernst Toller Prize, the Kleist Prize, the Bertolt Brecht Prize and the Welt-Literaturpreis. He has held the role of artistic director for the Lyrik am Lech poetry festival and the ABC - Augsburg Brecht Connected literary festival.

"El teatro era el contagio" by Rafael Spregelburd
italian translation by di Bruno Bearzi
with Tindaro Granata

Rafael Spregelburd began his career as an actor, and since 1995 has dedicated himself to directing and playwriting. He has held the role of resident playwright for a number of theatres, including the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg (2000-2001), the Theaterhaus of Stuttgart (2002), the Berlin Schaubühne (2004 e 2005), and the Münchner Kammerspiele in Munich (2007). In 2012 he directed the Nouvelle École des Maîtres (Italy, Portugal, France and Belgium). His works, which have been translated and published worldwide, have been staged in Paris, Vancouver, Montevideo, Munich, Milan - Piccolo Teatro di Milano (Modesty, 2011 e Panic, 2013, directed by Luca Ronconi), Vienna and Geneva. His works include Bizarra (2003), Eptalogia di Hieronymus Bosch (1996 – 2008), Lucido (2006), SPAM (2012).

Chiostro Nina Vinchi
Thursday 17 September 2020, 8.30 p.m.
Poems by Albert Ostermaier
Lockdown poems 
italian version by Gian Maria Cervo 
with Giorgia Senesi
"El teatro era el contagio" by Rafael Spregelburd
italian translation by di Bruno Bearzi
with Tindaro Granata

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