Pulcinella

Pulcinella

Rambert Dance

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The story takes place in Naples where Pulcinella is a local rogue with an eye for the girls. Rosetta, Isabella and Prudenza are infatuated with him, much to the irritation of their boyfriends and Pulcinella's wife, Pimpinella. One night, the boyfriends lie in wait for Pulcinella and beat him soundly. To escape, Pulcinella falls down 'dead' and the men sneak guiltily away, leaving the 'corpse' to be discovered by their girlfriends. Meanwhile, Pimpinella, having caught Pulcinella flirting once too often, persuades her friends to disguise themselves as Pulcinella and pester the girls, to teach them a lesson. When the girls and their boyfriends see the fake Pulcinellas, they are convinced they are seeing ghosts. Pimpinella arrives, the fake Pulcinellas reveal themselves, and the real Pulcinella re-appears. The lovers ask forgiveness, and everyone celebrates.

Cast & Crew

(Director), Christopher Carney (Pulcinella), Amanda Britton (Pimpinella), Sara Matthews (Prudenza), Lucy Bethune (Rosetta), Alexandra Dyer (Isabella), Mark Baldwin (Caviello), Michael Hodges (Florindo), (Conductor)

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