Le sang des rêves
from Blood and guts in high school by Kathy Acker
project by Patricia Allio
general direction Fabrice Le Fur
set Vincent Gadras
sound composition Mikaël Plunian
lights Joël L’hopitalier
video Scorpène Horrible
costumes Laure Mahéo
sound engineer Emmanuel Le Douigou
with Geoffrey Carey, Catherine Corringer, Marie-Laure Crochant, NicoNote
co-production Exorage group / Rennes, le Théâtre National de Bretagne / Rennes.
co-realization with Théâtre de la Place / Liège et l’Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione.
with the support of Ministère de la Culture-DRAC Bretagne, du DICRéAM, du Conseil Régional de Bretagne et du Conseil Général d’Ille-et-Vilaine
RUNNING TIME 1h 40 mins
PLAY IN FRENCH WITH SUBTITLES IN ITALIAN
It's available a shuttle bus from Teatro delle Passioni to Ponte Alto. Departure time an half an hour before the beginning of the play
Le sang des rêves is the first adaptation for theatre based on the novel of the same name by Kathy Acker, American writer of the 80s.
In this patchwork, irreverent book, the punk-style author describes the life of Janey – 10 years old at the beginning of the story – and takes us into a disturbing children’s universe.
Sexual taboos, social and political critic are touched with the humor and the angry causticity typical of Acker’s spirit.
In a style similar to the Nouvelle Vague cinema, the book open us to choral hymns to dreams and visions.
New York, where the author sets his novel, appears as the kaleidoscopic and energetic origin of the story.
Faithful to the subversive spirit of the writer, Paticia Allio, who lived in New York for a while, gives voice mainly to the schizophrenic point of view that comes out from the story.
The performance, in a mixture of presences on the scene, invite the audience to a chaotic trip similar to a catharsis…