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Laura Caparrotti

Born in Rome, has a degree in Performing Arts from the University “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy. She also studied independently with Dario Fo (Nobel Prize for Literature 1997), Annie Girardot and Elsa Wolliaston, among others. In Italy she performed for over ten years in theater, with Giancarlo Cobelli, Mario Carotenuto, The Teatro Stabile di...

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Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson Poet, Playwright, Translator Dave Johnson is the author of the play, Baptized To The Bone (Dramatists Play Service) and Marble Shoot, a book of poems (Hummingbird Press/Wake Forest University).  A production of Baptized To The Bone enjoyed a run of sold-out performances through May 3, 2009 at the New Conservatory Theatre in San...

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Roberto Gatto and Danilo Rea with Joseph Lepore

December 3, 2007 Dizzy’s Coca Cola Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center Produced by KIT in collaboration with Enzo Capua From the New York Times, Sunday December 2nd, 2007 “DANILO REA/ROBERTO GATTO TRIO (Monday) The pianist Danilo Rea and the drummer Roberto Gatto are two of Italy’s most accomplished jazz musicians, with a shared history...

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TOTÒ’S POETRY IN WORDS AND MUSIC

With & directed by Laura Caparrotti With the BIG Neapolitan help of Principe Antonio De Curtis TOTÒ: There is no opposition between my job – that I adore – and the fact that I am composing songs and sometimes I write melancholic verses as well. I am Neapolitan, and Neapolitans are very good at switching...

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TOTÒ’S POETRY IN WORDS AND MUSIC

With & directed by Laura Caparrotti With the BIG Neapolitan help of Principe Antonio De Curtis TOTÒ: There is no opposition between my job – that I adore – and the fact that I am composing songs and sometimes I write melancholic verses as well. I am Neapolitan, and Neapolitans are very good at switching...

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Le Macchiette di Eduardo Migliaccio “Farfariello”

KIT – Kairos Italy Theater presents Le Macchiette di Eduardo Migliaccio detto FARFARIELLO A show by Laura Caparrotti as shot for the PBS documentary “Italian-Americans” Neapolitan-born Eduardo Migliaccio (1892-1946), (his stage name Farfariello meant “Little Butterfly”) was one of the most popular and greatest entertainer of Little Italies. He emigrated to the United States in...

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A Tour In Rome

Living in Rome A 40 minutes tour of the Eternal City with voices from the past, from the present and from the future… I am in Rome! Oft as the morning ray Visits these eyes, waking at one I cry, Whence this excess of joy? What has befallen me? And from within a thrilling vice...

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Accattone in Jazz – A Homage to Pier Paolo Pasolini

December 4th, 2007 – 9 pm Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center 165 West 65th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Plaza Level, NYC A one-of-a-kind concert/reading based on Accattone’s screenplay Valerio Mastandrea (voice) Roberto Gatto (drums) Danilo Rea (piano) Pier Paolo Pasolini’s celebrated screenplay for Accattone is revisited by Italian movie star Valerio Mastandrea, as...

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The Italian Body and A,B,C L’italiano S’impara cosi’ in Naples, Florida

THE ITALIAN BODY by and with Marta Mondelli followed by A,B,C L’ITALIANO S’IMPARA COSI’ by and with Laura Caparrotti Sunday March 14th, 2010 Starting at 4 pm, shows at 6:30 pm at the Naples Italian American Club The Italian Body, authored and performed by Marta Mondelli, reflects on Italian gestures and their origin. ABC, L’Italiano...