Parco dell’Appia Antica and Zappata Romana are pleased to invite you on Saturday 4th November to a special autumn open-air event for kids and family at the Hortus Urbis, the ancient Roman vegetable garden in the Appia Antica Park.
At 15.30 pm – PRINCESS CHINCILLA’ and the birthday cake, performance
by Alessandro Portelli
- animated narration with Butai and silhouettes
- an idea of Sabina de Tommasi
- directed by Elisabetta Gustini
- with Chiara Lombardo
- illustrations Paola Franco
- costumes Barbara Della Polla
- photography/graphics Eugenio Spagnol
A fairy tale from Portelli’s latest book “The Chinchilla Princess and other family fairy tales” (Donzelli publisher) with a collection of invented stories for his children and grandchildren, which a group of intrepid companions decided to stage using together the techniques of puppetry, of reading aloud, and revisiting the ancient Japanese art of Kamishibai, a form of paper narration characterized by a narrator who moved from one village to another with his little theatre/Butai. a fun little show, truly for both adults and children, from 3 to 99!
• For all ages
• Duration: approximately 40 minutes
TO SIGN UP
To sign up to the performace is mandatory to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 12.00 am Friday November 3rd. In the email, please indicate name of the child and the adults that will accompany with a telephone number. Your reservation is valid after you’ve received an email. For the show we kindly recommend a voluntary donation.
Picnic area on site
Further information: www.hortusurbis.it
Facebook: Hortus Urbis
SUPPORT HORTUS URBIS
HOW TO REACH US
Hortus Urbis at the former paper mill “Cartiera Latina”, via Appia Antica, 42 /50 (near the fountain)
Bike: Cristoforo Colombo bike route and Circonvallazione Ardeatina.
Bus: 118 or 218 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop); 30express, 714 and 715 on the via Cristoforo Colombo (Cristoforo Colombo/Bavastro stop or Cristoforo Colombo/Circonvallazione Ostiense stop) and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.