Metro Harp & Theater, here is the Palermo of Pietro Fuddune between music and theater


Event location: Historical Market of the Cape Via Porta Carini

Event date: From 11/29/2019 to 11/30/2019 today and tomorrow

Event cost: Free

The second edition of the Metro Harp & Theater exhibition, a project co-funded by the Regional Tourism Department under the "Notice for the taking of co-production proposals aimed at increasing the offer cultural, the enhancement of sites of cultural interest and the seasonal adjustment of the tourist calendar ART22, paragraphs 1 to 3, lr 11/08/2019, n16 Year 2019 ".

Metro Harp & Theater, is a review of music, dance and theater in support of the tourist seasonality of Sicily and the artistic workers of the island signed by Francesco Panasci. The initial includes the construction of 12 itinerant shows in the alleys of the historic center and the main cultural attractions of the city of Palermo.

The opening of the "curtain" is, as scheduled, Friday November 29th at 11.00 with Pietro Fuddune's La Palermo, a street theater show dedicated to the figure of the Sicilian popular poet, who will have cultural sites and churches of the historic Cape market. Pietro Fuddune's La Palermo theater show with the direction of Raffaele Sabato and with the participation of Gino Carista and Giovanni Patti will take place on Friday 29 and at 11.00 on Saturday November 30th.

Freely based on the homonymous show commissioned, years ago, by the Teatro Biondo in Palermo to the director Raffaele Sabato, he saw as protagonists in an improbable and epochal clash between rhymes and epithets the two most famous Sicilian popular poets: Pietro Fuddune and Giuseppe Schiera then interpreted respectively Gino Carista and from the late Giorgio Li Bassi.

The director intends to pay homage to the figure of Pietro Fuddune, restoring the right value both from a historical and artistic point of view. "Pietro Fuddune belongs to the category of men who make history, even if we don't talk much about them. "But how not to bring back to the collective attention an illiterate artist, self-taught quarryman of stones, who with his inimitable and spontaneous lyric vein challenged the wealthy social classes marking a revolutionary reversal?".

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