Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, ''Macbeth''


Silohuettes on a Rear-illuminated backdrop realized with the film RNB - Nebbia.Paolino Libralato realized the effect required by the scenographer Tommaso Lagattolla painting the backdrop with the usual skill.Combining the rear-illumination and the transparency of the backdrop to the painting, Lagattolla desired to get a feeling of depth that, during the show, of showed a great effectiveness.
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Silohuettes on a Rear-illuminated backdrop realized with the film RNB - Nebbia.
The reflecting disk was realized shaping different silver QSF - Miroflex mirror plates in form of petal.
The rays that seem to arrive from the sky had been painted by Paolino Libralato on a backdrop realized with black BGOP - Gobelin Teatro tulle.The bright disk on the background obtained with a light projection on the RNB - Nebbia backdrop.
The floor of the stage has been covered with the black TIL - Iris Lucido glossy floor., to which the appreciable liquid and nighttime aspect in this image is due.Big reflecting flakes of QSF - Miroflex are shed on the staircase.
The effect of tempestuous sky here visible is gotten with a weak chromatic rear-illumination of the painted RNB - Nebbia backdrop.
The scene gravitates around the bloody shroud and its reflex on the black TIL - Iris Lucido glossy floor.
The sky effect gotten with the rear-illumination of the RNB - Nebbia backdrop painted by Paolino Libralato.
Melodrama in four acts
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
First night
Florence, Teatro della Pergola, 14/3/1847

costume design
Tommaso Lagattolla
Pictorial realization
Paolino Libralato
Technical direction
Francisco Vicente
Production direction
Alda Giesta
Stage direction
Elena Barbalich


Video & Documentation

Paolino Libralato at work 1

Paolino Libralato at work 2

Materials used in this production

BGOP - Gobelin Teatro

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

Flat making

Fabric: tailoring types

QSF - Miroflex

Mirroring materials

QSP - Mirofilm

Mirroring materials

Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNB - Nebbia

Rear-projection films

Information on data processing