24th and 25th June on the square in Nova Vas at 21:00 h
The first edition of the traveling theater review "Il Carro di Tespi - Italian Theater on the square" will start on Friday 10 June, a project conceived by the Dramma Italiano and the COMITES of Rijeka, with the support of the Italian Union, the Consulate General of Italy in Rijeka, the Italian Cultural Institute of Zagreb, the Italian Communities of Motovun, Šterna and Nova Vas, the Municipalities of Motovun, Oprtalj and Brtonigla, the respective tourist board, the Istrian Region and Zakon Teatar.
“Il Carro di Tespi” is a theater review, a point of scenic exhibition and a meeting point between artists, actors, directors, creatives, critics, professionals and fans of contemporary theater. Taking its cue from the famous „Thespis' float", with reference to the figure of Thespis d'Icaria described by Orazio in Ars Poetica, the project refers to the concept of mobile theaters created to bring the theater into the squares with the aim of bringing all the social groups of the population to theatrical culture.
The background for this first edition will be three enchanting Istrian villages: Motovun, Oprtalj and Nova Vas(Brtonigla).
The shows will be staged the last three weekends of June (Friday and Saturday), starting at 21:00, and will be divided as follows:
Motovun - Ruy blas (Hamlet's Mill) Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June 2022
Oprtalj - Il Colloquio (Lunation Collective) Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June 2022
Nova Vas - Enigmatic Variations (Italian Drama) Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2022