massimo Romeo Piparo brings to the stage Catsin a new version that sees the famous musical by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot, set in Rome, in a strange rubbish dump against the backdrop of the Colosseum.
In the role of the cat Grizabella, Malika Ayane that sings the poignant Memory. The choreography is by Billy Mitchell. Above, a sketch of the scenography.
INFO: Rome, Teatro Sistina, from 7 December to 22 January.
Thrilling visions in Milan
More than ever, the films of the 2022 edition of the Noir in Festivals. Titles like this prove it Subtraction by Mani Haghighi, dedicated to the condition of women in Iran, e Sashenka by Alexander Zhovna, Ukrainian thriller about deviance and madness.
There are also many previews, including My name is Alfred Hitchcockby Mark Cousins KimiSoderbergh’s film with Zoë Kravitz, silent night with Keira Knightley and Lily Rose Depp, Decision to leavePark Chan-wook’s mélo, Palme d’Or at Cannes.
Guest of honor is Raymond Chandler Award winner Harlan Coben, author of the novel that inspired the Netflix series The Stranger.
Among the many writers present, Maurizio De Giovanni, who talks about Fireplacethe book that marks the return of “his” Commissioner Ricciardi.
INFO: Milan, Cinema Arlecchino, IULM University, Rizzoli Galleria, until 8 December.
Elise in Bologna
Two dates for Elisa and her An Intimate Night. A special Live where the singer-songwriter and musician is accompanied by Dardust’s piano, guitar and string quintet
INFO: Bologna, Europaditorium Theater, 5 and 6 December.
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