Drammatico Vegetale theatre company was created in Ravenna in 1974, on the wake of the 68 turmoil, thanks to the rediscovery of the puppet theatre, turned in animation theatre. Since then the company has been producing performances in Italy and abroad. They mainly deal with children's theatre and occasionally for adults. In 2008, they took part in the 12th edition of the Tehran International Puppet Theatre Festival – Mobarak with the performance Through the Looking Glass, which was awarded a prize for best stage scene. In 2009, they gained the 'Sirena d'Oro' prize at the thirty-fourth edition of the International Puppet Festival 'Arrivano dal Mare'.
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