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The Mandrake Root

The Tank 312 W 36TH ST, New York

Directed by Laura Caparrotti With Stefano Carannante, Laura Caparrotti, Giulia Cowie, Matthew A. J. Gregory*, Laura Lamberti, Alice Lussiana Parente, Brandon Salerno. The Mandrake Root is a satirical play by the author of The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli. Although the five-act comedy was published in 1524 and first performed in the carnival season of 1526, Machiavelli...

Reading of the play The Foreigner’s Smile

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo' at NYU 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY, United States, New York

Discovering Contemporary Theater By Italians of African Descent/ Reading of The Foreigner's Smile by Nalini Vidoolah Mootoosamy, translated into English by Margherita Laera. Directed by Phillip Christian Smith. With Purva Bedi, Camron Chapple, Giulia Cowie, DJ Davis, Nasser Metcalfe. A family of Indo-Mauritian immigrants is grappling with a crucial event: the Father has to go...

CONTEMPORARY THEATER BY ITALIANS of AFRICAN DESCENT

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo' at NYU 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY, United States, New York

A panel discussion and reading of excerpts of plays by Italians of African Descent, with Nalini Vidoolah Mootoosamy (Playwright, The Foreigner’s Smile), Margherita Laera (Translator & Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury), Elena Bellina (Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Italian Studies, NYU) Isabella Livorni (Faculty Fellow, Department of Italian Studies,...