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On the concept of the face, regarding the Son of God
Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio

"A must-see for anybody interested in boundary-pushing theater."
Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Post

"I immediately thought of reproducing this portrait on cloth, and on an enormous scale. It had to be the same size as a highway billboard ad, something you couldn't help looking at."
Romeo Castellucci, director of On the Concept of the Face, Regarding the Son of God

Suzanne Roberts Theatre
Home of the Philadelphia Theatre Company
480 South Broad Street
(at Lombard) (map)
Wheelchair accessible

$39 / Members save 30%
Student + 25-and-under tickets $20

60 minutes

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Show credits

Conceiving and staging Romeo Castellucci
Music Scott Gibbons
With Gianni Plazzi, Sergio Scarlatella
together with Dario Boldrini, Vito Matera, and Silvano Voltolina.
Collaboration to the staging Giacomo Strada
Object's realisation Istvan Zimmermann, Giovanna Amoroso
Sound technician Matteo Braglia, Marco Canali
Light technician Fabio Berselli, Luciano Trebbi
Props Vito Matera
Management Gilda Biasini, Benedetta Briglia, Costetta Nicolini, Valentina Bertolino
Administration Michela Medri, Elisa Bruno, Simona Barducci
Economic consultation Massimiliano Coli
Executive Producer Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio
in Coproduction with
Theater der Welt 2010
deSingel international arts campus / Antwerp
Théâtre National de Bretagne / Rennes
The National Theatre / Oslo Norway
Barbican London and SPILL Festival of Performance
Chekhov International Theatre Festival / Moscow
Holland Festival / Amsterdam
Athens Festival
GREC 2011 Festival de Barcelona
Festival d'Avignon
International Theatre Festival DIALOG Wroclav / Poland
BITEF (Belgrade International Theatre Festival)
spielzeit'europa I Berliner Festspiele
Théâtre de la Ville-Paris
Romaeuropa Festival
Theatre festival SPIELART München (Spielmotor München e.V.)
Le-Maillon, Théâtre de Strasbourg / Scène Européenne
TAP Théâtre Auditorium de Poitiers- Scène Nationale
Peak Performances @ Montclair State-USA
In collaboration with Centrale Fies/Dro

The general activity of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio is supported by the following Italian Institutions:
Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali; Regione Emilia Romagna; Comune di Cesena
Tour in North America: Aldo Miguel Grompone d.i.
Tour manager: Sandra Ghetti

This presentation of On the Concept of the Face Regarding the Son of God has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.


Mailing Address:
140 N Columbus Blvd (at Race St)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Tickets: 215.413.1318
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