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ROBINSON & CRUSOE

A roof surrounded by ocean. Two men meet here after a disaster. One speaks several European languages. The other a strange kind of gibberish of some Oriental origin. The ocean is the only witness to their struggles to find a common language so they can initially meet their need for survival, and later on enjoy their ‘bounty’, dream of their past and decide about their future and a new life…

A new production of this award-winning performance created by Meridiano’s artistic leader, Giacomo Ravicchio, and the artistic leader of Lyons ’Centre Dramatique National’, Nino D’Introna.

The performance, written in 1985, has played on four continents and been staged by 100 theatres in 20 different countries.  

The playwrights’ own original production alone has won the following awards:

 

---  XIII Award max de las artes Escenica  Premio               

Espectáculo Revelación, Madrid 2010- Spain​

-----  Award for the best show  Los Santos de Maimona       

(Extremadura). 2010-2011- Spain

-----  Bedste italienske forestilling (Italien 1991)

-----  Bedste scenografiske idé, Schauspiele ’88                   

(München 1988)

-----  Bedste udenlandske forestilling, Kritikerprisen               (

Montreal, Canada 1987)

-----  ’Guldbilletten’ (Taormina, Sicilien 1986)

’Audiences of (almost) all ages adore ’Robinson & Crusoe’ for its universal story and dramaturgy, for its comic universe and its near genius interplay between the verbal and the non-verbal.  

Scriptwriter, director, designer: Giacomo Ravicchio
Script translation: Bent Holm
Composer: Jérôme Baur
Light and sound: Morten Riis Sørensen
Cast: Jan Overgaard Mogensen og Claudio Morales