Tue 20, Chiostro San Francesco 21:45

Marleen Scholten
La Codista

A work on the topic of waiting, partially based on the true story of a man from Milan who lost his job and invented the work of codista: a person who queues for the others, against payment. A comic, political, absurd and transparent reflection on identity. 

60’ [running time]

by and with Marleen Scholten
assistant to the direction Dafne Niglio
light design Emanuele Cavalcanti
production Associazione TRAK, Acteursgroep WUNDERBAUM
residency OTSE Officine Theatrikes Salento Ellada
thanks to Giovanni Cafaro, Paolo Aniello, Pietro Valenti, Paolo Mastromo, Bas Ernst, Umberto Angelini, Zona K-Milano, NTGent
in association with Kingdom of Netherland
with the support of Centro di Residenza della Toscana (Armunia – CapoTrave/Kilowatt)

Marleen Scholten is an actress, co-founder of the awarded Dutch collective Wunderbaum who got, among the others, the Amsterdam Proscenium Award, the Rotterdam Mary Dresselhuys Award, the Edimburgo Total Theatre Award. For the dramaturgy of La Codista she received the Italian Antonio Conti Award for Dramaturgy. 

What happens when we have to slow down, stop and wait? 

show in Italian, with English subtitles