: 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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He committed suicide in his cell in Vicenzain the “San Pius X” prison on May 23,suffocating himself with a plastic bag.
Roberto Succo – Wikipedia
Wish to recieve the programme and news rooberto Mini teater? Her rage will lead her to lose herself for him in a place with the fateful name of Little Chicago.
The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes. Objectivity is put to a serious test.
On the basis of the murders of his mother, the inspector and the boy, we can recognize a symbolic process that finally leads Zucco to suicide: Roberto Zucco is the only kolltes with a real name and he fears he would forget it. He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to be transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero.
Roberto Roherto is a character full of contradictions. It is difficult to draw the line between illusion and reality. Slovenian translations are available at the hostess. How could it condemn what it has given birth to, adrift mothers and melancholic detectives, virginal big sisters or pimps for brothers? Retrieved 23 October Each of them describes an action or a place of action, with the scenes making reference to mythological figures, for kkoltes Delilah or Ophelia.
Part of the programme was created with support by: He ultimately surrenders to those forces, albeit hesitantly, as if he had been chosen to act on them by some cosmic instinct. On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is difficult, almost impossible to identify any events roberyo his life that could give a structure of the psychological basis to the character.
Succo was born in Mestre. The programme and operation of Mini teater is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana’s Department of Culture. All you need to know. French police officers criticized kltes film for allegedly glorifying Succo. 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.
There are thirty characters in the play and they all have generic names such as Girl, Sister, Brother, Father etc. They are all complex and meaningful representatives of the violent capitalist society in deep crisis. English, Hungarian and Italian.
On 28 February he was caught in Mestre his hometown. Not only Roberto Zucco, other characters are similarly evasive when it comes to psychological interpretation. Crime and Media in Contemporary France. While serving his sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma. Around them, society growls and rumbles, even though it has shown itself to be incapable of containing the violence it creates.
A murderer without a motive, he decimated his own family, killed innocent citizens, and executed policemen. After serving five years of his sentence, on May 15, while on freedom privileges, Succo escaped from the psychiatric hospital.
Programme Tickets Repertoire News About us. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a non-fiction account of Succo’s crimes that appeared as Je te tue. The text is encapsulated by C. In France, he killed two women, a physician, and two police officers. Premiere in Mini teater: On March 1,in the course of an escape attempt, he fell from the roof of the Treviso prison.
Enter your e-mail address: Two prison guards in the prison from which Zucco will later escape talk about how the idea of murder is born and how it then becomes an actual deed. He hid their bodies in the bathtub covered in water and lime to delay the discovery of the murders and fled with his father’s service pistol. 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.
The second guard tries to grasp the difference between reality and the idea – how an infernal thought can turn into an action. The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of rebellion and liberty the writer defended throughout his life.
ROBERTO ZUCCO / Prologue, About Theatre
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