Romeo Castellucci’s “Divina Commedia” (2008)

romeo-castellucci-divina-commedia-2008“On February 22, 2002, Romeo Castellucci was assigned the title ‘Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres’ by the Ministry of Culture of the French Republic in the person of Cathérine Tasca. In 2007 Romeo Castellucci was nominated ‘Artiste Associé’ by the artistic direction of the Festival d’Avignon for the 62nd edition in 2008. Here he presented the powerful trilogy Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy.
In 2010 Le Monde named the trilogy dedicated to the Divine Comedy the best play and one of the ten most influential cultural events in the world for the decade 2000-2010.”  — Peak Performances

Click on the following links to read reviews of Castellucci’s Inferno and Purgatorio by Jean-Pierre Léonardini (trans. Isabelle Métral).