Directors cannot help but be slightly wary of Beckett, that creator of cages that are so constricting that there’s little freedom to intervene or invent when staging a work which is so carefully dictated by his written words.

Like Stars in the Darkness

Come stelle nel buio tells the story of two sisters who have lived together for years in a villa, in the green hills of Naple’s Posillipo quarter. Both sisters enjoyed success in the past.

Isabelle Huppert reads Maupassant

Isabelle Huppert is one of the most important actresses in the global panorama of film and theater, and counts as one of the few who has won renowned acting awards in major festivals throughout the world. In Solomeo she will unveil a show which was specially created for the Teatro Cucinelli season.

Playing with Orlando

An original ballad in Ariosto-like rhyme and a literary dispute for the stage, performed by Stefano Accorsi and Marco Baliani in hand-to-hand combat, one rhyme following another.

The Father

Winner of the prestigious Prix Molière in 2014, the very beautiful and moving text by Florian Zeller goes onstage at the Cucinelli Theater, with two extraordinary protagonists from the Italian panorama: Alessandro Haber and Lucrezia Lante della Rovere.

Wilson Chante Montand

Lambert Wilson, one of the most popular and esteemed actors in French cinema and theater, pays tribute to Yves Montand in a touching show which retraces the song repertoire of this great French/Italian artist.

Venus in fur

Solomeo is the first stop on the tour of this multi-award winning and highly acclaimed piece (several Tony Awards on Broadway) by David Ives, which Roman Polanski based his film of the same name on. This is a sexy, dark comedy with Sabrina Impacciatore and Valter Malosti.

Così è… (Se vi pare!)

This show, which debuted for the first time at the Teatro Parenti in Milan in 2012, was the first point of arrival of the theater workshop active in San Patrignano in 2010 under the guidance of the director Pietro Conversano.


Thirty years after his Mahabharata,a memorable and monumental work, Peter Brook presents his new creation, inspired by that work, on the stage of the Teatro Cucinelli.

Trintignan Mille Piazzolla

Jean-Louis Trintignant, a legend of French theatre, one of the greatest stage and film actors on the international scene, is the highly anticipated star of this show.