Monastero Bormida — center

Mountain climbing: if you throw me it doesn't count

The project that takes theater to where theater isn't is back: a more than good-natured re-creation of the slums of 1950s New York City

from Friday

28 June 2024

at 21:00

to Friday

28 June 2024

at 22:15

SE-MI-LANCI-NON-VALE scavalcamontagne -eventi

We take theater to where theater is not.

Backpacking we carry out tours entirely on foot, walking from one country to another.

In the mornings we walk, in the afternoons we discover our host countries, and in the evenings we go on stage in their beautiful squares.

The show

If you throw me it doesn’t count

In the style of a classic American musical, the show pits the cynicism of the gamblers against the spiritual rigor of the moralizers, in a more than good-natured recreation of the rough neighborhoods of 1950s New York.

In this version it becomes a colorful merry-go-round for children…of all ages, full of surprise inventions and hilarious gimmicks.

Characters and performers

Daniela of Aragon

Irene Geninatti Chiolero

Danilo Ramon Giannini

Claudio Pinto Kovacevic

Stefano Nozzoli / Alessandro Bares / Julyo Fortunato

The project

The project was born in the lockdown days of 2020.

In the midst of stillness and deprivation of physicality, a group of artists imagined the future and asked “how could we make culture?”

Then on the horizon was the possibility, albeit tentative, of beginning again to move and the project took shape with the idea that we could bring culture to the people in the simplest and oldest way: by reaching out to where small communities reside, through a slow, step-by-step walk up the hills, following an ideal line made up of enchanting places, Of words and melodies.

The name Scalcamontagne is a tribute to the small touring companies of the past that performed in suburban theaters up and down Italy, having to climb over mountains to the end, such was the distance traveled to bring their shows to audiences.

Organized by

Scavalcamontagne

Begins

28 June 2024

at 21:00

Ends

28 June 2024

at 22:15

How to participate

Free admission

Hat exit

All performances will be held even in case of bad weather, indoors

Indirizzo: Monastero Bormida, AT, Italia

center

Monastero Bormida, AT, Italia
Directions ↝

Scavalcamontagne

Siamo compagnie di artisti amanti della natura e della libertà e nel 2020 abbiamo deciso di portare i nostri spettacoli fuori dai teatri, in mezzo alla gente.  Zaino in spalla realizziamo tournee interamente a piedi, camminando da un paese all’altro. La mattina si cammina, il pomeriggio si scoprono i paesi che ci ospitano e la sera si va in scena nelle loro stupende piazze.



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