: Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) (): Bernard-Marie Koltes: Books. Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès is English Theatre Leipzig’s 5th production. It features our biggest cast yet and uniquely and in the spirit of our. Roberto Succo was an Italian serial killer who committed several murders and other violent In , Bernard-Marie Koltès wrote a play (Roberto Zucco) loosely based on Succo’s life and crimes. French journalist Pascale Froment wrote a.

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Roberto Zucco (Modern Plays) Bernard-Marie Koltes: Methuen Drama

The programme and operation of Mini teater is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana’s Department of Culture. He hid their bodies in the bathtub covered in water and lime to delay the discovery of the murders and fled with his father’s service pistol.

While serving his sentence, he was a model prisoner who studied geology at the University of Parma. Registered users login here. Not only Roberto Zucco, other characters are similarly evasive when it comes to psychological interpretation.

His thoughts contradict his actions; his whole personality exists as a kind of a double. On 28 February he was caught in Mestre[1] his hometown. Inside the mind of a killer”.

The text is encapsulated by C. Slovenian translations are available at the hostess. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. After serving five years of his sentence, on May 15, while on freedom privileges, Succo escaped from the psychiatric hospital. Wish to recieve the programme and news from Mini teater? Roberto Zucco is the only one with a real name and he fears he would forget it.


On 9 April he fatally stabbed his mother Maria 32 times, and his father, a police officerwho had refused to lend him their car.

How could it condemn what it has given birth to, adrift mothers and melancholic detectives, virginal big sisters or pimps for brothers? The play develops through fifteen chronologically connected scenes. On his quest to find himself, he meets a rebellious young girl with no identity, who falls in love with him: The last play of a prolific career, it obeys the same ideals of rebellion and liberty the writer defended throughout his life.

Views Read Edit View history. So Zucco destroys, without any further excuse.

He ultimately surrenders to those forces, albeit hesitantly, as if he had been chosen to act on them by some cosmic instinct. The motivation for his criminal acts is open to interpretation of the reader or the viewer. Her rage will lead her to lose herself for him roberho a place with the fateful name of Little Chicago.

The second guard tries to grasp the difference between reality and the idea – how an infernal thought can turn into an action. There are thirty characters in the play and they all have generic names such as Girl, Sister, Brother, Father etc.

His plays, such as Quay WestStruggle of the Blacks and the DogsSalingerNight Just Before the Foreststranslated and performed throughout the world, remain, by their violence and intensity, perfectly modern.


He committed suicide in his cell in Vicenzain the robert Pius X” prison on May 23,suffocating himself with a plastic bag. Each of them describes an action or a place of action, with the scenes making reference to mythological figures, for instance Delilah or Ophelia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

ROBERTO ZUCCO / Prologue, About Theatre

Retrieved 2 January In France, he killed two women, a physician, and two police officers. Premiere in Mini koltds Retrieved 23 October French police officers criticized the film for allegedly glorifying Succo.

Around them, society growls and rumbles, even though it has shown itself to be incapable of containing the violence it creates.

This page was last robertto on 30 Novemberat He does not want to be noticed, he wishes to be transparent, never aspiring to the role a hero.

On the stage, they’ll present this desperate attempt at identification, which shines a light on what makes the human. All you need to know. It is difficult, almost impossible to identify any events in his life that could give a structure of the psychological basis to the character.