Troisi poet Massimo on stage at the Trianon Viviani

Il Trianon Vivianiartistically directed by Marisa Laurito, hosts Troisi poet Massimoa “theatrical show with unpublished works”, which is a “journey into the artistic and private life of Massimo Troisi” on the seventieth anniversary of his birth, on Saturday November 4at 9.00 pm and repeated on Sunday November 5, 2023 at 6.00 pm.

His nephew Stefano Veneruso is the author, director and performer.

Between words and images, many of which are unpublished and coming from the family’s private archive, Troisi poet Massimo reconstructs the artist’s career, his extraordinary poetics applied to his cinema, his stories, monologues and the history of the ancient group della Smorfia, including unpublished poems, interviews, songs and autobiographical texts.

«Massimo was the fifth of six children and my mother Annamaria was his older sister – says Veneruso –; we had a fifteen year age difference with him, he was born in 1953 and I was born in 1968, and even if no one in the family was an artist, at the same time they all were and are artists to a certain extent, artists in how they faced and face life” .

The show debuted with Giancarlo Giannini at the Giffoni festival (2012) and, over the years, has had various performers, always enjoying great critical and public success, repeating for over two weeks at the Teatro dei Dioscuri at the Quirinale in Rome and in courtyard of the Maschio Angioino as part of the Summer in Naples 2019 review.

– Before the rerun, Sunday November 5at 5pm, the presentation of the book will be held Massimo Troisi. My favorite verb is avoid, by Veneruso himself, recently published by Rizzoli. The meeting will see Enzo Agliardi dialogue with the author. Participants in the presentation will be able to purchase Troisi poet Massimo’s ticket at a reduced price.


– Tickets can be purchased at the theater box office, authorized presales and online on the circuit

– The box office is open from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 1.30pm and from 4pm to 7pm; on Sundays, from 10am to 1.30pm

– 081 0128663

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Ilaria Saitta

Author: Ilaria Saitta

Graduated in modern languages ​​and cultures for international communication and cooperation, she deals with event organization and writes about cinema, theater and music.

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