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How do we collect and tell stories? How do we describe the essence of a character? After Discours à la nation and Laïka, Ascanio Celestini and David Murgia continue their collaboration to lay a foundation of a new theatrical tale around this large tribe of invisible beings. Reflecting the Roman author’s taste for narration and verbal expression, Pueblo tells the urban legends of its flamboyant characters who sometimes appear in more than one show. 

A homeless woman, a gypsy, a woman bar owner, a warehouseman, a supermarket cashier… so many characters that we pass without paying attention to in a sort of parallel dimension of life and of history. So many colorful silhouettes, finely described through the relentless workings of their most often miserable daily life. The broken fates, the stories of the most neglected members of our society in their rawest, most human and most political dimensions. 

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Cast

  • Text & Direction
    Ascanio Celestini 

    With 
    David Murgia 

    Music
    Philippe Orivel 

    Translation & Adaptation 
    Patrick Bebi 
    David Murgia 

    Stage 
    Philippe Kariger 

    Music creation 
    Gianluca Casadei 

  • Production & touring
    Catherine Hance 
    Aurélie Curti 

    Production 
    Kukaracha ASBL 

    Coproduction
    Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, Mars – Mons-Arts de la Scène, Festival de Liège, Théâtre de Namur, Théâtre Jean Vilar de Vitry-sur-Seine, Centre de Production des Paroles Contemporaines/Festival Mythos, Théâtre Joliette, l'Ancre Théâtre Royal, Théâtre des Célestins

    With the support of
    Wirikuta ASBL

Calendar

  • Tuesday
    20:00
  • Wednesday
    19:30
    Discussion "Rencontre Constructeurs d’Histoires" after show
  • Thursday
    20:00
  • Friday
    20:00
  • Saturday
    20:00

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