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Plot

The scene is set in Pantalone de’ Bisognosi’s home. He is a rich and old Venetian merchant and his daughter, Clarice, is about to marry Silvio, Doctor Lombardi’son, because her former fiancè Federigo Rasponi, a wealthy man from Turin, was killed in a fight by the hand of Florindo Aretusi, who was in love with Federigo’s sister, Beatrice. The wedding ceremony which is attended by Clarice’s young maid, Smeraldina, and the local innkeeper, Brighella, it is suddenly interrupted by Arlecchino, who announces that his master, the real Federigo Rasponi is coming and his arrival surprises and upsets all the guests.

Actually, it is Federigo’s sister Beatrice disguised as her dead brother and just arrived in Venice and looking for her beloved Florindo, who is wanted for murder. The best man Brighella recognises Beatrice immediately, because she used to be his previous mistress in Turin, but he doesn’t expose her and he even invites her to stay at the inn he manages. Meanwhile, Arlecchino is starving and, in order to double his wage, accepts to serve Florindo, who is staying at Brigella’s inn as well. Pantalone is forced to give Clarice’s hand in marriage to the one he believes to be Federigo, enraging Doctor Lombardi.

At the same time Beatrice reveals her real identity to Clarice, making her promise to keep her secret and, when Silvio starts threatening to hurt Pantalone, she challenges him to a duel and defeats him. Silvio, mad with jealousy, disowns his love for Clarice, while the young lady herself starts to have doubts about her beloved Federigo. Arlecchino struggles trying to juggle between filling the orders of two masters at the same time and hile keeping on courting Smeraldina, causing a hilarious mess.

In order to save his own skin, Arlecchino is ultimately forced to convince each of his masters that the other one is dead, plunging them into despair. The two of them decide to take their own life, but right in the moment they are about to commit the act they meet and recognise each other. In this way, Pantalone uncovers the deceit and manages to persuade Silvio to go back to Clarice. The show ends with a triple wedding between Clarice and Silvio, Beatrice and Florindo and Smeraldina and Arlecchino, who, in order to win his beloved, is forced to reveal his scheme.


DIRECTOR’S NOTES

Arlecchino, character symbol of Italian Drama, and “Servant of two Masters”, Carlo Goldoni’s most performed play in the world, are back on the stage of Stabile del Veneto Theatre with a brand new adaptation. A bizarre attic packed with old trunks and a lively company of actors. With the audience arrival, the comedians open the trunks, discovering a bunch of clothes used over and over, dented tools and dusty musical instruments, just what it is necessary to bring this masterpiece back to life.
The perfect Goldonian theatre machine warms up its engines and the dust flies away thanks to songs and music, characters and masks come back to life and involve the audience in a blaze of colours, emotions and fun.
Disguising and recognizing, servants and masters, fathers and sons, dead and un-dead, duels and passion, joy and tears: in the show everything is doubled, just like Arlecchino, who multiplies himself in two (even three) in order to fulfil the impossible task to serve two masters and, maybe, even his own interests. Goldoni wrote “Servant of two Masters” away from his Venice and, in every line of the play, we can feel love and longing for a magical city, for a place unique, fantastic, full of life and where everything is (still) possible.
The incredibly talented cast brings together very experienced performers and young talents. The result is a classic play that cannot age because its roots are in the very history of theatre itself.

Giorgio Sangati

Tickets

Adult Under 26 Family pack *
30 15 31

 

* Family Pack includes 1 Adult ticket+ 1 Under 18 ticket

At the end of the show a complimentary drink will served at the Theatre Courtyard

The Show “Arlecchino, il servitore dei due padroni” is surtitled in English and French

Box Office

At Teatro Goldoni from Monday to Saturday: 10 am -1 pm / 3 pm – 6.30 pm

On performance dates additional box office’s opening hours: 10 am -1 pm / 3 pm – Show start time

Open on Sunday with performances: 3 pm – Show start time

Info

+39 0412402014

info.teatrogoldoni@teatrostabileveneto.it


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