D O N' T B E A F R A I D
"I wanted to be loved cause I was great, a Big Man. Now I'm nothing. Look. The glory around... trees, birds... I dishonored it all and didn't notice the glory. A foolish man."
A life has passed and we didn’t realize it, too busy in our work, build and destroy; passed from the stone to the blood.
We took life and we lost so much of it. We lived and loving so much, so much, perhaps too much, the others.
A man evolves, becomes a symbol of an era, become a myth, a philosopher, a semi-god,
becomes powerful and invincible, gifted; then he breaks,
implodes and miserably collapse until he becomes molecule, a manufacturing particle, a liquid blood.
Here the Faun is a newborn, a sapling that straddles the history, surprised to love and fuck,
to fight, win and miserably lose; it ripped from the earth, falls into the eternity of the night and loses.
It reminds us punitive actions, gold’s helmets, “brave” war actions, references to a Classical and
Neoclassical Art, silenced shout of love and unfounded virility ostentations.
We don’t want to tell a story, but catch a fragment of it, a suggestion, a solitude, recount about its missing pieces.
We are spying in a human scene. Perhaps…
Original creation and cast : Carlo Massari
Artistic support : Hun-Mok Jung, Chiara Taviani
Light design : Iro Suraci, Francesco Massari
Co-production : C&C, Residenza I.DRA., Teatri di vetro
With the support of : PimOFF, Teatro Comunale di Vicenza, Residenza Genius Loci / Teatro Akropolis
Stagecraft : C&C
Language English, Italian, Deutsch
IT, UK, IL, PL