grand guignol de milan presents
italian horror stories
The Italian origins of gothic horror
Grand Guignol de Milan is an Italian theatre company located in Milan whose purpose is to revive the ancient tradition of Grand Guignol Theatre, which in Italy was disappeared since 1946, taking inspiration by real crime facts of the past and old folk tales.
Italian Horror Stories explores the Italian historical facts and legends that inspired gothic classics such as Dracula, the Mummy, Frankenstein Monster and the Woman in Black. The show is divided into vignettes, played with different techniques such as pantomime and prose, emceed by a sarcastic and devilish storyteller, Asmodeus the Prince of Darkness, who will lead the audience in an intriguing journey through ancient horrors. Feature of the show is the interaction with the audience that is invited to make fun of dramatic facts and to laugh at the reaper to accept, with dark irony, the human condition.
Written, directed and hosted by Gianfilippo Maria Falsina
Michelangiola Barbieri Torriani
Lights and Music by Nelson Mallè Ndoye
Sunday 14th October at 7.00pm
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