Esperienze di architettura per il teatro in Sardegna – Marco Lucchini – Stratagemmi 14
The article aims to underline essential elements of theatre architecture in Sardinia. Historical and economic peculiarities put the growing of a theatre net back. Sergio Bullegas, one of the major scholar of theatre in Sardinia, thinks that a staging – intended as common code for theatrical perform- ance – has been missed till sixties. After this date one sees an increasing in- terest for theatre; besides several theatre group started their production merging research and experimentation with traditional costumes and local tradition recovery. There are two main kind of staging: one with a deep link to the native tradition that is performed also out of theatre spaces; an- other one, very similar to theatre development in continental Italy, that needs a building in which putting on a show.
Most important theatres were built in Cagliari and Sassari where the so- cial and economic complexity is enough to make a theatre demand. Cagliari is probably most interesting since in this city we can recognize a complex development of theatre architecture, with different typologies and a quite important opera theatre.
Nowadays in Sardinia theatrical system is growing up; more similar to a sequence of spot than a system it is characterized by a strong relationship with local heritage.