Dialogue with death
Is Mascareddas (Sardinia)
text Elisabetta Pau
puppets, sets and costumes Donatella Pau
with Antonio Murru
Death, a historical character of puppet theater, is in an unusual place, engaged in some work: she is in her house and cleaning. Her impeccable living room is the stage space in which our protagonist converses with the audience about her work, the labors it entails and disquisitions about the value of life (her sister) and death. The play offers the opportunity to grapple, in a profound yet light-hearted way, with a sensitive topic and allows us to reflect on the terrible task that our protagonist performs at the behest of fate. With irrepressible sarcasm and large doses of irreverence, this play, born on Elisabetta Pau's text, written especially for the character, reveals Death in her most intimate and private dimension, ready to answer the most important questions of her lucky guests.