CURIOUS THEATRES OF ITALY
ITALY – FLORENCE (Tuscany) – RETE DEI TEATRI DI PAGLIA aka STRAW THEATRE – “A theatre built entirely of straw bales: the idea comes from Italy, where in the year 2003, in the small Tuscan village of Rendola (50 km from Florence), the first straw theatre was built by Nicholas Bawtree, an environmental journalist. […]” Continue to read at the sites teatrodipaglia.wordpress.com and strawtheatre.wordpress.com – Twitter account: @teatrodipaglia
ITALY – COTIGNOLA (Emilia Romagna) – NELL’ARENA DELLE BALLE DI PAGLIA aka INTO STRAW BALES ARENA – “The straw bales arena, made up of blades of grass and amphora made of runners, is visited by artists, musicians, and poets.” (cit. emiliaromagnaturismo.com) –> site: primolacotignola.it and Facebook page
GERMANY – BERLIN – Berlinale – February, evey year –> official site: berlinale.de
FRANCE – CANNES – Festival De Cannes – May, every year –> official site: festival-cannes.com
ITALY – VENICE – Venice Film Festival – End of August> Early September every year –> official site: labiennale.org
DID YOU MISS THEATRE IN LONDON?
WHO YOU CAN GET IN TOUCH WITH TO SEE PAST PRODUCTIONS:
National Theatre Live: the National Theatre’s exciting initiative to broadcast the best of British theatre direct to cinemas around the world. ntlive.com
Nexo Digital is the Italian distributor for the NTLive events nexodigital.it
(you can rent or buy the digital version from their sites)
Digital Theatre: the best of British theatre, ballet and opera – Watch online, join in cinemas, get app. digitaltheatre.com
The Globe Player: all the Shakespeare titles staged at The Globe of London available to rent or buy, or in some occasions for free, on globeplayer.tv!!!
Victoria & Albert Museum Archive – Blythe House in London: on previous appointment –> archive
WHAT ABOUT THE OLD NEWS?
You can still read the old news here –> Archive