A night celebrating Italian theater. BY INVITATION ONLY.
The program includes performances by:
Mare Nostrum Elements featuring Lucia Grillo
Simona Rodano, La Fata Italiana
FULL PRODUCTIONS FROM ITALY
In English, Italian and Italian dialect
Award-winner international project (Premio Monteverde Pasolini 2013). A collection of “fragments of freedom of thought” which hold deep resonance with current events, given a new voice and connected to the present through music, sounds and images…
SOLO ANNA by Franco D’Alessandro, directed by Eva Minemar, with Lidia Vitale, Produced by Tony Lepore/La Lupa Fest
Winner of Premio Anna Magnani 2012 and of Premio Enriquez 2013. In the 40th Anniversary of Anna Magnani’s death, a show that explores the career and life of the first non-American actress to ever win an Academy Award for Best Actress. Dramatic, funny, touching… (more)
NIUIòRC NIUIòRC written, directed and performed by Francesco Foti
By a famous theater, TV and movie Italian actor goes to NY when he’s almost 40 year-old. A funny and tender journey across the Big Apple, based on a true travel diary… (more)
JENNU BRIGANNU stories of Calabrian bandits by Vincenza Costantino, directed by Ernesto Orrico, with Dante de Rose, Manolo Muoio, Ernesto Orrico
Four chairs, four man, a narration about bandits and the Italian Unification… a performance in Calabrian dialect produced by Teatro della Ginestra, a theater founded in 1995 dedicated to research new ways of theatrical communication. (more)
STAGED READINGS IN TRANSLATION
curated by KIT – English only
With HBO Boardwalk Empire Anthony Laciura, Francesco Andolfi, Lulu Roche.
From an award-winner and established playwright in Italy, United States, Spain, France Czech Republic, Croatia, Venezuela, Chile and Austria, a play about the pure side of theater and the cynical side of business… (more)
With Carlotta Brentan, Drew Bruck, Yosef Podolski.
An award-winner playwright (Flaiano Award 2001, European Award for Drama at Heidelberg Festival 2002), an award-winning play (Best Director Golden Graal Award 2010, Best Original play Le Maschere del Teatro Award 2011). Three young people meet every morning ten to four at the bus stop. Their lives unfold in front of our eyes… (more)
With Dave Johnson
The tragicomic story of a fired man facing his all life crumbling, while his wife and monstrous child keep living upon him… (more)
With HBO Boardwalk Empire Vincent Piazza and Bedlam’s Ted Lewis.
Translated in 17 languages, published in 8 countries and staged all over the world. Two friends training for the New York Marathon in a strange night, with a surprising end… (more)
CLOSING NIGHT – A TRIBUTE TO MARIO FRATTI
Three one acts produced by Mare Nostrum Elements, directed by Kevin Albert, with the cast of Mare Nostrum Elements
Three one acts by the renowned Italian author Mario Fratti to close the first Annual Italian Theater festival NY… (more)
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