Directed by: Daniele Salvo
Produced by: Politeama/Globe Theater Rome
con Giorgio Albertazzi
video scenography by Giandomenico Musu (INDYCA)
"The Tempest" as well as being one of William Shakespeare's most mysterious works is also one of the most philosophical. Throughout the work, the theme of freedom in relation to power is examined in all its various facets. Each character finds himself, in fact, in situations such as to force him to take responsibility for his own actions with respect to these issues. There is Ariel, a spirit of the air who, after refusing to serve evil and having paid the consequences, conquers freedom by serving good.
There are Miranda and Ferdinand who find the greatest freedom in love and mutual service.
There is the monstrous Caliban, ready to enslave himself to the strongest only to betray him at the first opportunity. There are Stefano and Trinculo, who succumb to the temptation to conquer power with blood.
There are those politicians who, even after a shipwreck on a desert island, continue to plot to gain power over a piece of land that they may never even see again.
There is Gonzalo, the faithful servant of the King of Naples, who despite dreams of anarchy continues to be loyal to his sovereign. And finally there is Prospero, Duke of Milan, who, betrayed by his brother and abandoned on a desert island with his daughter and a series of books, uses his magical arts only to right the wrongs he has suffered and recreate a new, better order for all. .