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Inside, you will find a page dedicated to the shows with technical files, photos and promotional videos.
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The Pulcinella’s song.
Created in 2020 by and with Valentina Valentini.
Hand puppet shows from the Neapolitan tradition. Duration 40 minutes. From 3 years to 110 years old.
Synopsis : Pulcinella, in order to conquer his fiancée Teresina, is determined to sing her a song. But lots of characters interfere and try to stop him: his lifelong ennemi Don Pasquale, the dog, the death, the policeman, the priest and the executioner. It ends in a tragicomic way and love with Pulcinella always triumphs!
Created in 2017 by and with Valentina Valentini
Puppet show for all audiences, duration 15 minutes
Synopsis ... She proudly carries her box, which she imagines light and empty. But surprise !!! From the bottom of the box a strange character who seems far from stupid is turning out. Stoic, the little man nishes his walk, he feels as if everyone were looking at him and then all of a sudden, an object appears. What is it? Is it this woman behind him who tries to trick him? but quickly a complicity settles in... and then another object appears and then another one... But our hero hasn’t found yet what he had been missing so badly...
Teaser of the show The Pulcinella’s song
Pulcinella, Carnevale and five small pulcinellini
Creation in progress with and by Valentina Valentini and Lola Kil. Production Les abougazelles cent têtes, with the support of Paris Anim’Rebeval, Théâtre aux Mains Nues, Casa delle Guarattelle, Halle Roublot.
Puppet show freely inspired by the work of Bruno Leone. Estimated duration 50 minutes. From 3 years to 110 years.
Pulcinella and Carnevale, long-time friends, become rivals for the love of Teresina. Teresina chooses Pulcinella, but Carnevale does not see it that way and decides to disguise himself as a woman to lure his friend and rival away from his beloved. While Pulcinella is under his spell, the guappo Gennarino also falls in love with Carnevale dressed as a woman. A succession of events leads to his death. He arrives in hell and convinces the devil Farfariello to help him take his revenge. As a result of this plan, Pulcinella becomes pregnant and gives birth to five Pulcinellini.