Opera dei Pupi in Palermo
The Teatro dei Pupi Siciliani has made a name for itself over the years by giving outstanding performances, with the plays written by the leading puppeteers of the Catania tradition. For two generations they have been peformed in theaters all over the world.
The Teatro dei Pupi Siciliani has taken part in some of the most prestigious national and international festivals, thereby spreading historical and cultural tradition of Sicily. They have been welcomed on stage in France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Tunisia, Argentina, Canada, The United States of America, and in more than 140 Italian districts.
L'Opera dei Pupi (‘Òpra dî Pupi’ in Sicilian) is a type of puppetry where the protagonists are Charlemagne and his paladins in beautiful costumes.