dedicated to Maria Callas
Written and performed by Francesca Zoccarato
Director Dadde Visconti
Puppets Brina Babini
Marionett Jan Ruzicka
Muppet Alessandro Aresu e Mirella Salvischiani
Scenography Nadia Milani, Scefranca Tacocorza, Ferruccio Visconti, Gianni Zoccarato
Light project Paride Pantaleone
Costumes Mirella Salvischiani
Music arrangement Marco Pagani
Voice-over Matteo Belli
Artistic residency Teatro delle Briciole, Parma e Cajka Teatro d’Avanguardia Popolare, Modena
Zeus, god of gods, delivers to the Music Muse, Euterpe, a voice which will be a new spring: Anna Maria Cecilia Sophia Kalogeropoulou.
This creature's life is what happens when a god loses control of his own creative project. When Zeus realizes that what he has created is too sublime for humanity, and that his creature is more divine than the gods, he stops enjoying the game. That is the moment when human being has to pay for perfection ... and what can a Muse do, if not bow to the gods' will and to protect maternally the gift received?
Maria Callas has paid for her divine artistic spark with the solitude of her soul: too delicate to withstand the gods' indifferent power and the mortals' stingy world.
A delicate and ironic tale through images, sounds and puppet theatre in the soul of an unequaled artist, a common woman who received a gift too big for a single soul. A gift that made the world better.