: Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) (): Bernard-Marie Koltes: Books. Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès is English Theatre Leipzig’s 5th production. It features our biggest cast yet and uniquely and in the spirit of our. Roberto Succo was an Italian serial killer who committed several murders and other violent In , Bernard-Marie Koltès wrote a play (Roberto Zucco) loosely based on Succo’s life and crimes. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a.
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Objectivity is put to a serious test.
Between the two arrests, during the time he was on the run, he had killed his mother, raped a teenager, killed a police inspector and took a boy as a hostage only to kill him at the end. Each of them describes an action or a place of action, with the scenes making reference to mythological figures, for instance Delilah or Ophelia.
He ultimately surrenders to robefto forces, albeit hesitantly, as if he had been chosen to act on them by some cosmic instinct.
He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to be transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero. The motivation kotes his criminal acts is open to interpretation of the reader or the viewer.
Roberto Zucco is the only one with a real name and he fears he would forget it. This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Programme Tickets Repertoire News About us. There are thirty characters in the play and they all have generic robertk such as Girl, Sister, Brother, Father etc. On March 1,in the course of an escape attempt, he fell from the roof koltds the Treviso prison.
Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) Bernard-Marie Koltes: Methuen Drama
On 9 April he fatally stabbed his mother Maria 32 times, and his father, a police officerwho had refused to lend him their car. He then fled from Mestre,  but an investigation into the murders of the Succo couple immediately connected them to the son, who was arrested two days later at the exit of a pizzeria in San Pietro al Natisonenot far from the with Yugoslaviaafter he had briefly returned to the crime scene.
Their arc towards death is accelerated and irrevocable, as their bodies present a threat to others. French police officers criticized the film for allegedly glorifying Succo. Crime and Media in Contemporary France. Part of the programme was created with support by: After serving five years of his sentence, on May 15, while on freedom privileges, Succo escaped from the psychiatric hospital.
Registered users login here. Premiere in Mini teater: The text is encapsulated by C. Enter your e-mail address: A murderer without a motive, he decimated his own family, killed innocent citizens, and executed policemen. Inside the mind of a killer”. Her rage will lead her to lose herself for him in a place with the fateful name of Little Chicago.
ROBERTO ZUCCO / Prologue, About Theatre – Festival d’Avignon
Roberto Succo April 3, in Mestre — May 23, in Vicenza was an Italian serial killer who committed several murders and other violent crimes mostly in Italy and France in the s. On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of rebellion and liberty the writer defended throughout his life.
The second guard tries to grasp the difference between reality and the idea – how an infernal thought can turn into an action. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
His plays, such as Quay WestStruggle of the Blacks and the DogsSalingerNight Just Before the Foreststranslated and performed throughout the world, remain, by their violence and intensity, perfectly modern.
English, Hungarian and Italian. The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes.
Slovenian translations are available at the hostess. Views Read Edit View history. It is difficult to draw the line between illusion and reality. Around them, society growls and rumbles, even though it has shown itself to be incapable of containing rpberto violence it creates. The text concerns itself with a charismatic serial murderer – a young lost soul who philosophically seduces his prey, driven by forces he can not control. While serving his sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma.
They are all complex and meaningful representatives of the violent capitalist society in deep crisis. Retrieved 23 October Retrieved from ” https: On his quest to find himself, he meets a rebellious young girl with no identity, who falls in love with him: With him, they created the T’chang’G!
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