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Today we are open from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm

Opening time

Today we are open from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm


13 - 16 DEC 2018

Full ticket: 22 euros
Reduced ticket (under 30/over 65): 16 euros
Students ticket: 11 euros
Performance in Sardinian supertitled in Italian and English
Thursday - Saturday 8 pm
Sunday 4 pm
Running time: 90'
Triennale Teatro dell'Arte
Macbettu, one of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning shows of 2017, returns to Teatro dell'Arte.

“The atmosphere is dreamy and abysmal, the interpretation is rigorous and dry, the direction is impeccable.“ Il Sole 24 Ore

Winner of the UBU Award for Best Performance of 2017, Macbettu by Alessandro Serra, original and intense reinterpretation of the Shakespearian masterpiece, has been last season’s greatest national and international success. A success which started right at Triennale Teatro dell’Arte in May 2017.
The visionary and daring project of the extraordinary director transposes Shakespeare’s Macbeth to the heart of an imaginary Barbagia, a region of inner Sardinia. The Shakespearian text is rendered in Sardinian and, following the authentic Elizabethan tradition, is interpreted exclusively by men. The Sardinian dialect frees the language from its literary constraints, the gestures and sounds become potent and disruptive, they evoke an imaginary dimension in which arise multiple analogies between Macbeth and the rituals and masks of Sardinia.

Alessandro Serra first approached theatre through making theatrical transcriptions of the cinematographic works of Ingmar Bergman. His formation as an actor starts with the study of the physical actions according to the Grotowski-an tradition to later arrive at the objective laws of scenic movement as transcribed by Mejercho’ld and Decroux. His theatrical training is fused with that of martial arts which he has been practicing since a young age. In the meantime, he graduated  in Art and Science of Spectacle from the Sapienza University in Rome with a thesis on the dramaturgy of the image. In the final years of his training, he had a fundamental – for his artistic formation – encounter with Yves Lebreton and his method of Corporeal Theatre. In 1999 he founded the company Teatropersona with which he began staging his own creations. He writes, directs, creates the scenery, costumes, and cures the lights and sound for these creations.  

Sardegna Teatro is a project of Il Teatro di Sardegna born under the direction of Massimo Mancini: an open model, connected to networks of local operators, national partnerships, with a focus on international vocation, interdisciplinarity, permanent training and community involvement. In 2017 it obtained an award from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as well as other important awards: for Macbettu it was awarded the Ubu Award and the National Association of Theater Critics Award for Best show while for L’avvoltoio it was awarded the Enriquez Prize for dramaturgy. 

After the performance, at 9.30 pm, Valeria Cantoni, member of the Artistic Committee of Triennale Teatro dell’Arte, will hold a pre-show talk with Alessandro Serra, founder of Teatropersona and director of Macbettu, and Giulio Giorello, philosopher of science. A dialogue between Serra with his dreamlike imaginary and Giorello, mathematician and a scientific thinker, who both originally interpret the great book written by the rites and gestures of human action, which are often incomprehensible, irrational and dominated by passion.
Free entrance, subject to availability

Alessandro Serra/Teatropersona
The promotion allows you to see Macbettu and L’ombra della sera at a reduced price.
30 euros: full price
22 euros: concession under 30/over 65
16 euros: student concession
Info and reservations


by: Alessandro Serra
based on: Macbeth by William Shakespeare
with: Fulvio Accogli, Andrea Bartolomeo, Leonardo Capuano, Andrea Carroni, Giovanni Carroni, Maurizio Giordo, Stefano Mereu, Felice Montervino
translation into the Sardinian dialect and linguistic advisor: Giovanni Carroni
collaboration in scenic movements: Chiara Michelini
sounding stones music: Pinuccio Sciola
sounding stones compositions: Marcellino Garau
direction, scene, lighting, costumes: Alessandro Serra
production: Sardegna Teatro and Compagnia Teatropersona
supported by: Fondazione Pinuccio Sciola | Cedac Circuito Regionale Sardegna
photo © Antonio Baldino

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