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"The voices of history", second appointment in Saturnia with "A 2000 year long night"





from 22/06/2021 to 31/07/2021


Second appointment with "The voices of history", the initiative curated by the director of the Civic Museums of Manciano Massimo Cardosa and by Teatro Studio di Grosseto who will propose a series of theatrical performances along with guided tours of the villages of Saturnia, Manciano, Montemerano and Marsiliana until October. Thursday 15 July at 9 pm in Saturnia, starting from the Porta Fiorentina meadow, “A 2000 year long night” will take place: a guided tour of Saturnia, with theatrical performances.

On the occasion of the regional event "The nights of Archeology", a journey through the remains of ancient Saturnia is planned, recalling characters, myths and legends that still linger in the streets of the historic center. With the narrative voice of the director of the Civic Museums of Manciano and the theatrical performances of Teatro Studio Grosseto, George Dennis, the paladin Orlando, Margherita Aldobrandeschi and the inhabitants of the ancient Roman Empire will come back to life. “The work of the Teatro Studio, in the field of ancient theater, museum promotion, environmental performance, site specific, is a long-standing work”. These are the words of Daniela Marretti president of Teatro Studio.

 "The project 'The charm of the ruins' - continues Marretti - saw the spaces of the most important archaeological sites in the Maremma and Tuscany staged and, over a period of more than twenty years, the most important myths, poems and tragedies of Western tradition and beyond. The myth, the epic, the tragedy, the ancient comedy, have come back to life and given new life to certain places, becoming a peculiar job - think of the use of spaces in daytime and without alterations that the Company makes, of places, even inaccessible , hard at times, but with an undisputed charm - and also the most loved of this group of Maremma artists.

The passion for history, for antiquity, for the territory, has linked the name of the Company to many projects in this area and among the most recent and important is the 'Voices of History' project. 'A two thousand years long night', title of the second appointment of the season, is above all an experience of rediscovery of the places and finds and characters that are linked to the history of the town of Saturnia, expertly conducted by the director of the Civic Museums Massimo Cardosa , also director of the review, now in its fourth edition. At the Teatro Studio, the task of evoking, almost in filigree, characters, memories, stories to give voice to the stones. Orlando, Margherita Aldobrandeschi, the traveler Dennis, the common stories of common people traced in the tombstones, the suggestion of corners and artifacts, become forms, words, sounds, songs, aimed at giving a breath of life, to restore flesh and voice to those who it passed to those who lived, to those who worked before us ”.

Info: Tourist Office from Thursday to Sunday 10.00 - 13.00 / 15.30 - 18.00 Tel. +39 0564620532 e-mail: mancianopromozione@gmail.com