Dedications to the city of Naples in Castel Sant'Elmo for the Napoli Teatro Festival

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An exciting cycle of readings dedicated to Naples by eleven famous actors of cinema and theater for the Napoli Teatro Festival 2015

The eighth edition of the Naples Theater 201 festival5, which this year will open its curtain on the city from a fascinating series of readings entitled Dedication to the city of Naples, to be held in the charming terrace of Castel Sant'Elmo, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the gulf and its islands.

From 4th to 28th June (except 14, 19, 24) at 19.00 ueleven famous actors of cinema and theater, directed by the director Fabrizio Arcuri, they will alternate in the reading of real "love letters", original and unpublished, for the city of Naples, or passages inspired by past literature, selecting pages capable of restoring the atmosphere of the city.

Among the "spokespersons" of these confessions of love for Naples, Sergio Rubini, Ascanio Celestini, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Isabella Ragonese, Laura Morante, Michele Placido and many others. Each reading will be accompanied by live music, to compose a mosaic of twenty-two evenings at sunset, between present and past, between new authors and great masterpieces.

Program of Dedication to the City

4 and 5 June
A PARADISE LOCATED BY DEVILS - Ancient and modern Madrigals from Croce, Pasolini and a tribute to Pino Daniele
With Sergio Rubini

6 and 7 June
NAPUCALISSE - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing of and with Mimmo Borrelli

8 and 9 June
FROM MY HOUSE YOU DO NOT SEE CAPRI - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing of and with Peppe Lanzetta

10 and 11 June
OUR TOMORROW - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing of and with Ascanio Celestini

13 and 14 June
LA PAROLA PATRIA - Portraits of characters and places from Napòlide by Erri De Luca
With Fabrizio Bentivoglio

15 and 16 June
VISIONS OF INTERIORS NAPOLETANI - Neighborhoods and views in the words of Anna Maria Ortese
With Valeria Solarino

17 and 18 June
DOGS - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing by Fausto Paravidino
With Isabella Ragonese

20 and 21 June
THE LUXURY OF LOVING NAPLES - The Patron Saint and other suggestions from Henry James
With Laura Morante

22 and 23 June
THE LAST DIVING OF PULCINELLA - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing of and with Marco Baliani

25 and 26 June
CARTOLINE DA NAPOLI - Naples in time and in the eyes of famous travelers (Montesquieu, Stendhal, Goethe, Benjamin, Ferrante, Cilento)
With Antonella Stefanucci

27 and 28 June
NAPOLI BIFRONTE - Dedicated to Naples
An unpublished writing by Raffaele La Capria
With Michele Placido

Information about Dediche to the city of Naples

When: from 4 to 28 Jun 2015 (except 12, 19 and 24) 19 hours: 00

Price tickets:

  • Reading Space: € 25, 5 entrances to choose from among the 11 readings of "Dedications to the city of Naples"
  • Single reading 10 €

Duration: 40 minutes
Where: Castel Sant'Elmo - Panorama

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