‘Fugue in Me minor’

The Riote 3 partnership is excited to see very soon the performance of Teatro Nucleo, Fuge in me minore, which will be hosted by the Janus University Theatre in Pécs (JESZ), next Monday evening, (27th June) starting at 19:00.

Website of the university theatre & Location & the event

Written by Veronica Ragusa & Marco Luciano
directed by Marco Luciano
on stage Veronica Ragusa
a Teatro Nucleo production

The performance is ’45 minutes, the entrance is free, but for registration please send an e-mail to the address of the theatre: jesz@pte.hu

About the show:

The brave and fragile love story between Arthur Rimbaud e Paul Verlaine has been the narrativepretext to the creation of the solo “Fugue in Me Minor”.
A controversial, scandalous, wrong, sublime story, full of selfishness and emotional greed, paved with verses never written, as bright as a child game. The story of a love on the run, or the escape from a love. Undefined hunger, passionate thirst, boundless joy, a desperate yearning for something even remotely close to their idea of freedom and poetry; two contrasting personalities locked in a tender conflict, between themselves and the world, as if they were two souls trapped in the same soap bubble looking for a way out. And there they go, running far away, away from one European capital to another, away in the fumes of alcohol and drugs, away in tears, away in kisses, in the woods, at the sea…Chasing each others and singing in the attempt to “be” poetry. Just as in the Pianist’s Fugue the two hands run after each others relentlessly, so do the two poets, fleeing in a spiral inside and outside themselves, in a vortex that seems to put under a magnifying
glass the contrasting feelings, fears, smiles and miseries that dwell within each of us. We do not intend to narrate the story of the two poets in this work, but rather to investigate some of the archetypes it offers us. We think that each person carries within him or her a poetic creature on the run, suspended between the desire to love and the need to be loved, between instinct and reason, wandering between superb failures and fleeting victories, guilt and desire, memory and hope. Uno one or more subjects pursuing and eluding counter-subjects, as in the thematic material composing the musical genre of the “Fugue”. Inspired by the structure of this musical genre, webhave built the dramaturgy in three movements: esposizione, divertimento and stretto.
From a “divertimento” we made up the title: Fugue in Me minor, a words play that opened up the way for poetic intuitions and narrative and musical references that have fuelled our theatrical work, our dance, songs and movements.
Escaping the outside world to find shelter within oneself does not seem to us to be an appropriate artistic act for these times we are living, nor do we believe in the cliché of the solitary artist who admires the infinite. But we are convinced that within each of ourselves, lies the archetypes and cultural ‘vices’ from which we must learn to flee.

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