August 012 presents Roberto Zucco

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August 012 presents Roberto Zucco

Time: July 16, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: Stiwdio, Chapter Arts Centre
Street: Market Road
City/Town: Cardiff
Event Type: performance, theatre, european writing, august 012, mathilde lopez
Organized By: August 012 Ltd.
Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2014

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Event Description

August 012 presents

Roberto Zucco

By Bernard-Marie Koltès

Translated by Martin Crimp

Directed by Mathilde López

 

9 - 19 July, 7.30pm

Chapter Stiwdio, Cardiff

www.chapter.org / 02920 304400

 

£15 / £12

 

Prisoner on the run, misunderstood poet, child murderer, student, kidnapper or prophet?

 

Sitting somewhere between detective thriller, philosophical tale, poetry anthology and American gangster movie, Koltès’ scandalous play appears to investigate the life of Roberto Succo, the infamous 1980s Italian serial killer.

 

Join August 012 in this exploration of violence, tenderness, beauty and comedy accompanied by live choral music and saturated electric guitar solos. Expect your moral compass to be unsettled as you are initiated into the mystery of Zucco.

 

Roberto Zucco is August 012’s second production after the acclaimed Caligula last year (nominated for Best Production at the Theatre Critics of Wales Awards 2014), directed by Mathilde Lopez (Director of National Theatre Wales’ award winning Tonypandemonium).

 

"It does what all live theatre should: excite and engage the audience." Buzz magazine on Caligula

 

"August 012’s debut production is great, perverse fun. One hopes there are many more to come.” British Theatre Guide on Caligula

 

Supported by Arts Council Wales, Chapter and NTW TEAM.

 

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