“It’s not a rock opera … it’s an Opera that rocks!” – Stewart Copeland

CAST

IRENE GRANDI is ISABETTA

Her resolute strength and commanding charisma captivate the masses, while instilling fear in the heart of the Inquisitor.
She stands as the beacon guiding the charge toward liberation.
Her words resonate with an otherworldly tongue, alien to all others… Whence does it derive?

VERONICA GRANATIERO is NELE

She inherited the village butcher’s shop from her husband, who mysteriously vanished, casting a shroud of suspicion upon her.

As for the orphan she took under her wing, who is this enigmatic child?

TERESA

She is Nele’s adopted daughter, the most profound enigma within this tale. Amidst the crimson carnage of Nele’s butcher shop, she exudes an aura of serene innocence, seemingly the most fragile of all… Yet her true strength remains veiled in mystery, a secret known to none.

MADDALENA CALDERONI is MANZINETTA

She is young, beautiful, and astute, a mistress of her domain within the brothel’s walls. With a keen insight into the hearts of men surpassing even their own understanding, she wields this knowledge as her greatest weapon, posing a formidable challenge to the ecclesiastical order.

ETTORE AGATI is INQUISITOR BUELLI

Character inspired by the real Inquisitor of the Dominican Order for the Heretica Pravitas del Novarese. He embodies the very essence of his namesake, possessing the same psychological traits and sadistic tendencies. His zealotry drives a relentless mission to purge witchcraft from the land, employing any means necessary, regardless of the toll it exacts.

GABRIELE NANI is VESCOVO BASCAPE'

Amidst the dark shadows cast by the inquisition, there exists a beacon of humanity and compassion within the ecclesiastical institution. Armed with nothing but his unwavering faith and the limited power at his disposal, he valiantly endeavors to temper the brutality of the inquisition. Maintaining close ties with his flock, he tirelessly works to prevent the rampant violence of the inquisition from consuming their lives.

RICCARDO BENLODI IS SERGEANT GIOVANNI

DAVIDE PROCACCINI IS
GUARD POLIDORI

GRAZIANO DALLAVALLE IS
SHEPHERD VITTORIO

Andrea Galli

DOMENICO POZIELLO IS
SHEPHERD LUDO

MATTIA ROSSI IS
SHEPHERD CLAUDIO

TONES ON THE STONES DANCE COMPANY

Dancers

ORCHESTRA FILARMONICA ITALIANA