Teatro La Fenice, ''Il killer di parole''


Kabuki curtain made of HSE - Tempesta silk 8. grey with Digital printing, 16,8 x h 11 m.The term ''ludodrama'' that Ambrosini and Pennac used to describe the opera ...
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... wants to indicate a situation that from a light beginning, such as a funny opera, it purchases tension and becomes more and more dramatic.
The illuminated frame is behind the backdrop and puts in evidence the transparency of the silk.The scene ...
... is about to change ...
... with the fall of the Kabuki curtain, that reveals ...
... a cube that represents the home of the protagonists: the ''killer'', a sensitive and refined man, and of his wife, a more pragmatic than a poetic woman, that believes that the world is governed by numbers and not by words.
The background, apparently black ...
... can actually change its colour, as it is a Rear-illuminated backdrop ...
in two acts
Claudio Ambrosini
from a script by Daniel Pennac and Claudio Ambrosini
First night
Venice, Teatro La Fenice, 10/12/2010

Nicolas Bovey
Costume design
Carlos Tieppo
Light design
Fabio Barettin
Technical direction
Massimo Checchetto
Stage direction


Materials used in this production

HSE - Tempesta

Silks and satins

HSE - Tempesta digital printing

Printing on fabrics

Kabuki curtains

Typology of curtain

Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNO - Notturno

Rear-projection films

Information on data processing