This article is published in number 9 of Vanity Fair on newsstands until March 1, 2022
At the end of the interview Stefania Rocca has an important appointment. Which agitates her and amuses her at the same time. The premiere of the premiere of her next play, Eva’s mother, taken from the book by Silvia Ferreri. Theme: the waiting for a woman outside the operating room, while her daughter is undergoing her surgery that will make her as she has always felt, that is, a man. Development: on the stage of a former oratory, in front of a small audience, the unforgettable
interpreter of Viol @ And Nirvaneach the monologue, which is essential, sober, without certain subtleties – Super 8 movies, first person videos, music – because those will come later. The concern is there. But the fun? “If a work on transsexuality works well in a pseudo parish context, it works everywhere!” She laughs, to be immediately serious: “It’s the sign of the times that run fast and you can’t stop them, as Bob Dylan sang in The Times They Are a-
Changin ‘“. Forty-six years, over eighty between international films, major productions, bets for rookies, series of character, theater and characters that are always different, Stefania Rocca exhibits the serenity of those who have nothing more to prove because the realization is a Gibraltar definitively achieved. The proven test: a brave piece, a breakthrough, in fact. But not only. Even the report that sees her as the protagonist in these pages: «It is a provocation, the
my way of saying: “I don’t worry about being different and being judged” ».
Source: Vanity Fair