SHAKESPEARE INTERACTIVE MUSEUM: IL MUSEO INTERATTIVO PER CONOSCERE SHAKESPEARE E VERONA
What was Verona like in the Scaligeri Time?
Where does William Shakespeare take inspiration from to write the tragic story of the two lovers?
Juliet’s famous balcony, visited by thousands of tourists every year: is it true or is it a reconstruction? Where is the border between myth and reality?
Visit the Sim to discover, thrilling, truths and anecdotes about Verona and Shakespeare!
WHAT IS THE SIM?
The SIM is the first interactive museum dedicated to William Shakespeare that offers visitors a path to get to know one of the most important authors of European culture, living a unique, immersive and interactive experience. It is an experience with a high rate of creativity and technology, where visitors will experience the thrill of interacting, thanks to technology, with the characters of the tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet” and will be able to watch Juliet’s theatrical performance who tells its tragic story.
Art, poetry, theater, technology and literature in one path!
WHERE IS THE SIM?
The SIM is located at the Satiro Off Theater, in Vicolo Satiro 8, in the historic Filippini district, just 700 m from the Arena in Verona and 2 km from the Porta Nuova station.
1st Part: Introduction and historical framework on Shakespeare and Verona by Solimano Pontarollo, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Interactive Museum.
2nd Part: Visitors, in groups of maximum 5 people, are called to interact with a large screen which, thanks to the use of latest generation cameras, reads their movements and returns the images of the characters of the tragedy: Giulietta, Romeo, Tebaldo, Mercutio, Papà Capuleti, Balia, Benvolio.
3rd Part: Visitors will get to know Giulietta and Romeo more deeply, conversing with them and confronting their images represented in two interactive monitors.
4th Part: Visitors attend the live performance in which Giulietta tells her story immersed in a virtual setting that represents the historical places in which the tragedy was set.