: Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) (): Bernard-Marie Koltes: Books. Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès is English Theatre Leipzig’s 5th production. It features our biggest cast yet and uniquely and in the spirit of our. Roberto Succo was an Italian serial killer who committed several murders and other violent In , Bernard-Marie Koltès wrote a play (Roberto Zucco) loosely based on Succo’s life and crimes. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a.

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His thoughts contradict his actions; his whole personality exists as a kind of a double. The text concerns itself with a charismatic serial murderer – a young lost soul who philosophically seduces his prey, driven by forces he can not control.

It is difficult to draw the line between illusion robeto reality.

With him, they created the T’chang’G! While serving robertoo sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma.

Each of them describes an action or a place of koltss, with the scenes making reference to mythological figures, for instance Delilah or Ophelia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He evaded police and escaped to France by rail, using fake documents and changing his surname to “Kurt”. He ultimately surrenders to those forces, albeit hesitantly, as if he had been chosen to act on them by some cosmic instinct.

After serving five years of his sentence, on May 15, while on freedom privileges, Succo escaped from the psychiatric hospital. Retrieved 23 October He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to be transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero.

Enter your e-mail address: On March 1,in the course of an escape attempt, he fell from the roof of the Treviso prison. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a non-fiction account of Succo’s crimes that appeared as Je te tue.


Their arc towards death is accelerated and irrevocable, as their bodies present a threat to others. MestreVeniceItaly.

ROBERTO ZUCCO / Prologue, About Theatre

Part of the programme was created with support by: Crime and Media in Contemporary France. This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes. They are all complex and meaningful representatives of the violent capitalist society in deep crisis.

His plays, such as Quay WestStruggle of the Blacks and the DogsSalingerNight Just Before the Foreststranslated and performed throughout the world, remain, by their violence and intensity, perfectly modern.

Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) Bernard-Marie Koltes: Methuen Drama

How could it condemn what it has given birth to, adrift mothers and melancholic detectives, virginal big sisters or pimps for brothers? The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of rebellion and liberty the writer defended throughout his life. On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. The text is encapsulated by C. There are thirty characters in the play and they all have generic names such as Girl, Sister, Brother, Father etc.

On 28 February he was caught in Mestre[1] his hometown. The programme and operation of Mini teater is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana’s Department of Culture. After Succo was caught, he was judged mentally ill and sentenced to ten years in a psychiatric prison in Reggio Emilia. Her rage will lead her to lose herself for him in a place with the fateful name of Little Chicago.


Roberto Succo

Premiere in Mini teater: Objectivity is put to a serious test. Wish to recieve the programme and news from Mini teater? He then fled from Mestre, [1] but an investigation into the murders of the Succo couple immediately connected them to the son, who was arrested two days later at the exit of a pizzeria in San Pietro al Natisonenot far zuccco the with Yugoslaviaafter he had briefly returned to the crime scene.

All you need zufco know. Programme Tickets Repertoire News About us. He committed suicide in his cell in Vicenzain the “San Pius X” prison on May 23,suffocating himself with a plastic bag. The motivation for his criminal acts is open to interpretation of the reader or the viewer. Roberto Zucco is a character full of contradictions. Roberto Zucco is the only one with a real name and he fears he would forget it. French police officers criticized the film for allegedly glorifying Succo.

On 9 April he fatally stabbed his mother Maria 32 times, and his father, a police officerwho had refused to lend him their car. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Around them, society growls and rumbles, even though it has robwrto itself to moltes incapable of containing the violence it creates. Slovenian translations are available at the hostess. A murderer without a motive, he decimated his own kolte, killed innocent citizens, and executed policemen.