In Madame Tosca, Laura Morante will take the role of iconic actress Sarah Bernhardt, the muse for Victorien Sardou’s drama which Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa adapted as a libretto for Puccini’s opera.
Sarah Bernhardt is the main voice in Madame Tosca: forced on a chair after a leg amputation, she nonetheless kept performing. In this show, her life stories that inspired the great drama will be revived as one more, unforgettable woman artist with strong ties to Puccini’s masterpiece will be recalled, namely Maria Callas.
On stage with Laura Morante actress and musician Mimosa Campironi, a co-writer for this show, who will play the piano and perform music composed especially for Madame Tosca. The show is created in collaboration with Casa Musicale Sonzogno.