In Foligno the first national festival of amateur theater

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– FOLIGNO (PERUGIA), 18 AUG – Six theatrical companies will participate in the first national amateur theater festival “I Trinci – City of Foligno” scheduled from 21 to 27 August in the courtyard of Palazzo Trinci, in Foligno, by the cultural association “Al Castello”.

Claudio Pesaresi, director of the company “Al Castello” illustrated the program recalling “the passion and quality” of many amateur theater companies. Those on stage “were chosen on the basis of the heterogeneity of the proposals and the availability in light of the difficulties for the pandemic”, he explained, underlining the “quality” of the members of the jury.

It starts on Saturday 21 August with “Clowndestini” of the company “Post-it33” of Rome – it is said in a note from the Municipality -, Sunday 22 August “In the name of the father” by Luigi Lunari with the company “La corte dei folli” of Fossano; Monday 23 August “Minchia signor tenente” by Antonio Grosso with the company “The voices of inside” of Assisi; Tuesday 24 August “Kisses, barrel and champagne” taken from “The marriage proposal” and “The bear” by Cechov with interlude of clowning by the company at “Break fast club theater & Micro terra marique theater in Perugia”; Wednesday 25 August “Once in a lifetime” by Gianni Clementi with the company “La bottega dei rebardo ‘” in Rome; Thursday 26 August “Signorina Julie” by August Strindberg with the company “Giardini dell’Arte” of Florence.

On Friday 27 August the show, out of competition, “Utoya” by Edoardo Erba will be staged with the company “Al Castello” from Foligno. The festival awards ceremony will follow.

The shows are free and can be booked on the municipal website ( Entry is allowed only with the Green pass. (HANDLE).