Among Pupi and puppet theatres- Tra pupi e marionette
Know the history of the Sicilian theater in its various art forms from the Opera dei Pupi, declared Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity to the wonderful stucco decorations called "teatrini"and visit the puppet Museum
The tour begins with a visit to the International Puppet Museum Antonio Pasqualino, one of the most famous museums in Palermo, that houses about three thousand pieces of Sicilian puppets, marionettes and shadow stages from all over the world. The next stop is the Oratory of St. Lorenzo the greatest masterpiece of Giacomo Serpotta where putti, allegorical figures and "teatrini" (stucco decorations) depict a real theatrical performance that involves the viewer making him the protagonist of the show. The tour comes to an end in via Bara all'Olivella to visit Mimmo Cuticchio's puppets workshop and to view in his theater a thrilling Sicilian puppets show.
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