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The Edinburgh Gadda Prize

Honorary President: Gianrico Carofiglio

Chair: Federica G. Pedriali

powered by The Edinburgh Journal of Gadda Studies

Gadda Goes to War – Traverse Theatre

'gadda goes to war' preview poster - traverse theatre, edinburgh, 21-22 september 2012

Edinburgh Gadda Prize Event 3

British premiere of award-winning show
Ubu Prize Winner for Best Actor and Best Show of the Year

  “This monologue is our mirror” – Repubblica
  “Adrenaline-filled show. Weren’t we asking for theatre one cannot do without?” – Corriere della Sera


Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September, 7.30pm – Traverse 1
Pre-show, 6.45pm – Traverse 2

Friday only, Post-show Discussion – T1, 8.45pm
Saturday only, as part of the Edinburgh Gadda Prize
6.30pm Junior installation (Traverse Foyer & Bar)
6.45pm Pre-show (T2)
7.30pm Show (T1)
9.00pm Prize Ceremony (T1)

Italian with English surtitles
55mins running time
Tickets £10 / £6


Pre-show (both nights)Introducing Gadda Goes to War by Federica Pedriali, in collaboration with theatre director Laura Pasetti, Piccolo Teatro Milan – with Federica Gelosa, Lucia Marinsalta and Francesca Tripaldi (Piccolo Teatro).

Post-show Discussion (Friday only) – with Ann Marie Di Mambro, Fabrizio Gifuni, Nicola McCartney, Laura Pasetti and Federica G. Pedriali.

Junior Installation (Saturday only)Hybridity is an ad-lib pre-show foyer-event taking its cue from Pirandello’s Tonight We Improvise and mixing junior entries with extracts from works by Gadda in homage to the hybridity of contemporary art forms. Developed and directed by Laura Pasetti, on an idea by Federica Pedriali, with multimedia installations mounted by Evan Thomas (Stills Gallery).

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gadda goes to war preview poster - traverse theatre, edinburgh 2012