nuovipoveri – Theatre show



Wednesday: 20:00 – 22:00

#newpoor is a show that investigates the relationship between economy and society. Who are the 'new poor' today? How do they tell themselves and society? How does society tell them? And how much truth is there in these narratives?

On stage, in the arena of an abandoned circus, are Letizia and Marco, an actress and an actor grappling with a small community of new poor: five people who do not live in the deepest poverty but who, for different reasons, do not meet the parameters of consumption, do not fall into recognised professional categories, do not correspond by necessity or choice to the economic and cultural models dictated by western society. Letizia and Marco listen to them, question them and interpret them.

Between one interview and the next, the two performers converse with the audience, confide in them episodes from their private lives, give voice to nightmares of poverty and dreams of wealth. 

#nuovipoveri is also a show about money and its contradictions, about the power it has to change the balance and dynamics of relationships, to decide the days of individuals, the happiness of families and the construction of the identity of an entire society. Poverty of means and resources, of relationships, of ideas and knowledge, of concrete possibilities in imagining one's present and possible future.

A Ecate and Guinea Pigs production.

The performance will be followed by an open dialogue with the artists. 

At the end it will be possible to dine on the spot with a risotto.


  • Full price: CHF 25.–
  • Reduced: CHF 20.– (AAC members, BancaStato card, OASI, Under 26, students, FIT card)

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