Program

Day 1
15 Jul 2019

April 29 – Opening Night In Scena! 2019

The seventh annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY will kick off on Monday, April 29 at 7pm at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU (24 West 12th Street, New York,...
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Day 2
30 Apr 2019

As White as fennel in Salad

Bianca come Finocchi in Insalata  Written & Directed by Silvia Marchetti, Performed by Andrea Ramosi Presented by Compagnia del Calzino Bianca’s life as a dull elementary school teacher is boring...
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As White as Fennel in a Salad

Spanker Machine

SPANKER MACHINE Written & Directed by Tiziana Troja, Performed by Michela Sale Musio Presented by Lucidosottile Anita’s everyday life masks a hidden ‘otaku.’ Marked by a difficult past, she finds...
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SPANKER MACHINE
Day 3
01 May 2019

My Hero (Reading)

In Scena! will partner for the third year with the Italian Playwright Project (IPP) curated by Valeria Orani (Umanism NYC) together with the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at CUNY,...
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What Remains – on mobbing, shocking, and other amenities

Quel che resta – A proposito di mobbing, shocking e altre amenità By & With Monica Faggiani Assistant Director Silvia Soncini Presented by Teatro dell’Allodola – Le Irriverenti A story...
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What Remains – On mobbing, shocking, and other amenities

A Cottage of One’s Own

Un cottage tutto per se’ Written & Performed by Natalia Magni, Directed by Sonia Barbadoro Presented by Magnitudo Nove Orsetta, a 40-year-old single woman, pressed by her mother and worried...
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A Cottage of One’s Own
Day 4
02 May 2019

Free Verse meets In Scena!

Led by Dave Johnson. A cultural exchange between In Scena! Italian artists and emerging writers from the South Bronx, Queens and Staten Island community. In English, Spanish and Italian. FREE...
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The Girlfriend (Reading)

In honor of the new OnStage! Festival & Award, which premiered in Rome, Italy this past January, In Scena! features a special reading of the first OnStage Award winner for New...
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A Passion

Una passione Written by Valentina Diana, Directed by Vinicio Marchioni, Performed by Marco Vergani Presented by Anton An actor appears on an empty stage. The blockbuster production he’s in has...
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A Passion
Day 5
03 May 2019

You and Me and Gender: What’s in a Gender

This year, the festival is presenting a series of conversations on the topic of Gender. What does Gender mean in 2019? How do different groups of people (youths, women, the...
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What Remains – on mobbing, shocking, and other amenities

Quel che resta – A proposito di mobbing, shocking e altre amenità By & With Monica Faggiani Assistant Director Silvia Soncini Presented by Teatro dell’Allodola – Le Irriverenti A story...
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What Remains – On mobbing, shocking, and other amenities

A Cottage of One’s Own

Un cottage tutto per se’ Written & Performed by Natalia Magni, Directed by Sonia Barbadoro Presented by Magnitudo Nove Orsetta, a 40-year-old single woman, pressed by her mother and worried...
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A Cottage of One’s Own
Day 6
04 May 2019

You and Me and Gender: What’s your gender?

This year, the festival is presenting a series of conversations on the topic of Gender. What defines a gender? How many genders do exist? how much identity there is in...
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As White as Fennel in a Salad

Bianca come i finocchi in insalata Written & Directed by Silvia Marchetti, Performed by Andrea Ramosi Presented by Compagnia del Calzino Bianca’s life as a dull elementary school teacher is...
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As White as Fennel in a Salad

Spanker Machine

SPANKER MACHINE Written & Directed by Tiziana Troja, Performed by Michela Sale Musio Presented by Lucidosottile Anita’s everyday life masks a hidden ‘otaku.’ Marked by a difficult past, she finds...
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SPANKER MACHINE
Day 7
05 May 2019

You and Me and Gender: Gender and Faith

This year, the festival is presenting a series of conversations on the topic of Gender. Is there a gender in Faith? How Faith sees gender? Join us in a conversation...
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A Passion

Una passione Written by Valentina Diana, Directed by Vinicio Marchioni, Performed by Marco Vergani Presented by Anton An actor appears on an empty stage. The blockbuster production he’s in has...
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A Passion
Day 8
06 May 2019

Free Verse Meets In Scena!

  Led by Dave Johnson. A cultural exchange between In Scena! Italian artists and emerging writers from the Queens community. In English, Spanish and Italian. FREE ADMISSION       

The Tightrope Walkers

Le Funambole Adapted & Directed by Rosario Sparno Performed by Antonella Romano & Rosario Sparno Installation by Antonella Romano A project by Bottega Bombardini Produced by Associazione Casa del Contemporaneo...
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The Tightrope Walkers
Day 9
07 May 2019

Orlando in One Furious Act

L’Orlando in un atto furioso Written by Michele Gandolfi, Directed by Angela Pepi & Ilaria Marcelli Performed by Andrea Cicero, Ilaria Marcelli, Michele Gandolfi, Matteo Castellino & Angela Pepi, Set...
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Orlando in One Furious Act

The Tightrope Walkers

Le Funambole Adapted & Directed by Rosario Sparno Performed by Antonella Romano & Rosario Sparno Installation by Antonella Romano A project by Bottega Bombardini Produced by Associazione Casa del Contemporaneo...
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The Tightrope Walkers

The Last Day of Sun

L’ultimo giorno di sole Text & Music by Giorgio Faletti, Directed by Fausto Brizzi Performed by Chiara Buratti Produced by Orlantibor A “novel on stage” by the late writer/actor Giorgio...
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The Last Day of Sun
Day 10
08 May 2019

Orlando in One Furious Act

L’Orlando in un atto furioso Written by Michele Gandolfi, Directed by Angela Pepi & Ilaria Marcelli Performed by Andrea Cicero, Ilaria Marcelli, Michele Gandolfi, Matteo Castellino & Angela Pepi, Set...
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Orlando in One Furious Act

Around the World in 72 days. The Journey of Nellie Bly

Intorno al mondo in 72 giorni. Il viaggio di Nellie Bly From Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Elizabeth Cochrane Directed by Paola Sarcina. Adapted and translated by Paola Sarcina...
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Around the World in 72 days. The Journey of Nellie Bly

Antigone – A One Woman Monologue

Antigone – Monologo per una donna sola Written & Performed by Debora Benincasa, Directed by Amedeo Anfuso Produced by Anomalia Teatro Antigone runs away from her prison laughingly, finding new...
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Antigone – A One Woman Monologue

The Sky is About to Fall

Il cielo sta per cadere From The Trojan Women by Euripides, Directed by Maria Grazia Cipriani Performed by Sofia Abbati, Ilenia Lusito, Marta De Medici, Ariana Cutrone, Sara Giannelli, Erica...
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The sky is about to fall
Day 11
09 May 2019

With Open Heart

A Cuore Aperto Written & Directed by Patrizio Cigliano Performed by Patrizio Cigliano and Claudia Genolini Produced by Arcadinoé An old couple looks at each other for the last time,...
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With Open Heart

The Sky is About to Fall

Il cielo sta per cadere From The Trojan Women by Euripides, Directed by Maria Grazia Cipriani Performed by Sofia Abbati, Ilenia Lusito, Marta De Medici, Ariana Cutrone, Sara Giannelli, Erica...
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The sky is about to fall
Day 12
10 May 2019

With Open Heart

A Cuore Aperto Written & Directed by Patrizio Cigliano Performed by Patrizio Cigliano and Claudia Genolini Produced by Arcadinoé An old couple looks at each other for the last time,...
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With Open Heart
Day 13
11 May 2019

Around the World in 72 days. The Journey of Nellie Bly.

Intorno al mondo in 72 giorni. Il viaggio di Nellie Bly From Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Elizabeth Cochrane Directed by Paola Sarcina. Adapted and translated by Paola Sarcina...
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Around the World in 72 days. The Journey of Nellie Bly

Antigone – A One Woman Monologue

Antigone – Monologo per una donna sola Written & Performed by Debora Benincasa, Directed by Amedeo Anfuso Produced by Anomalia Teatro Antigone runs away from her prison laughingly, finding new...
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Antigone – A One Woman Monologue
Day 14
12 May 2019

The Last Day of Sun

L’ultimo giorno di sole Text & Music by Giorgio Faletti, Directed by Fausto Brizzi Performed by Chiara Buratti Produced by Orlantibor A “novel on stage” by the late writer/actor Giorgio...
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The Last Day of Sun
Day 15
13 May 2019

Mario Fratti Award – Closing Night

Award Ceremony for the Mario Fratti Award, Reading of the Winner and Closing Night of the 2019 edition.  Reading of The Winner of the 2019 Mario Fratti Award for Excellence in...
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