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A BRILLIANT AND UNEXPECTED MUSICALAt a time when even religious beliefs were not considered as important as wealth, honour and respect for the family hierarchy, life can become unpredictable, changing the cards that are played, and preparing unexpected and fascinating scenarios, in which feelings and love are the protagonists. This is theme of "Let it be you", a Camerino production, written by Sydney Higgins and Lamberto Lugli, that was presented on stage at the Teatro Marchetti of Camerino. A trip through two decades of Italian history, from the post-war Forties to the sparkling 60s, was told through the history of the family from Gorgiano, a dynasty of landowners bound to their land by the ancient traditions of the nobility. And here Antoinette (Silvia Zucconi), the eighteen-year-old daughter of the boss (Claudio Sagretti) falls in love with what her father considers to be a useless actor with no future, Vincenzo (Carmine Pasquariello), but love is challenged by the necessity to restore the fortunes of the family. But when life turns the tables, things go very differently. Twenty years later, Don Antonio da Gorgiano is forced to sell his estate, his daughter is a widow with a daughter Isabella (brilliantly played by Francesca Di Pastena), while Vincenzo, who emigrated to America, is a rich and successful actor. In the best tradition, the climax of the final scene puts things in place, the young couple, as it were, being reborn for a second, emotional possibility of life not being wasted. In the background, there is the beautiful love story between Luke, the estate manager (Tiziano Giglio) and Paola (Maria Sole Cingolani). Completing the cast is Giacomo Zucconi and the great corps de ballet. The scenic backdrop is the gate of the villa from the Gorgiano that is transformed into the various scenes on stage, such as the birthday party of the master, the harvest, a funeral, and then suddenly it becomes the glittering backdrop of a film on Broadway. The music was composed exclusively for the musical. The acting, dancing, singing and the talent of the young performers well sustained the very challenging two hours and a half, before an audience of Marchetti enthusiasts who showed their appreciation with prolonged applause.
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