Why did Woyzeck kill Marie?
by Letizia Russo
from the play by Georg Büchner
direction Carmelo Alù
with Marco Quaglia
coproduction 369gradi, Compagnia dell’Accademia
movement director Chiara Taviani
set designer and costumes Marta Montevecchi
light designer Marco D’Amelio
music Francesco Leineri
voice Serena Lo Curzio
production management Alessia Esposito
management Elisa Pescitelli
with the support of Artefici – ResidenzeCreativeFvg di ArtistiAssociati, Periferie Artistiche – Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio, Teatro Biblioteca Quarticciolo, Teatro del Lido, Centro di Residenza della Toscana (Armunia – CapoTrave/Kilowatt)
A reinterpretation of writer Georg Büchner’s unfinished drama about the army barber Woyzeck, beheaded in Leipzig in 1824 for murdering the widow of a surgeon. The hell of a man who killed and was killed by society.
Carmelo Alù is a Sicilian director, graduated at Silvio d’Amico National Academy of Dramatic Art in Rome. In 2019, he was selected for the European project Beyond the Sud promoted by the Italian Ministry of Culture, with which he debuted at the Centro Cultural San Martin in Buenos Aires.
Running time 50′