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On the Italian Stage: How Theater Travels

ZOOM

Zoom Lecture Series On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY. The Zoom link will be provided on...

Adelaide Ristori, The Travelling Diva

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

Come learn about an amazing woman who was a Diva, a revolutionary, a pioneer, a wife, a mother and a THEATER LEGEND. Laura Caparrotti and Alice Lussiana Parente will introduce Adelaide Ristori in a lecture-performance while Alessandra Vannucci, from the University in Rio, Brazil, will talk about her intense correspondence with the last Emperor of...

Lovers’ Letters

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

Theatrical Performance Lovers' Letters With Giulia Cowie Alice Lussiana Parente Massimo Zordan Directed by Laura Caparrotti Artistic Director, KIT - Kairos Italy Theater Casa Italiana Theater Company in Residence From an idea by Laura Caparrotti and Ida Caiazza On the occasion of the international symposium Eros: Thinking, Feeling, Writing Love from Classical Antiquity to Early Modernity (Oct. 12-13)...

In Scena! Fall 2023

In Scena! Fall 2023 brings back three theater companies from Italy who took part of the Festival in the past. The performances will be in San Diego (October 27), Santa Rosa (October 29, 30 and November 1), in Calgary (November 3 and 5) and Lethbridge (November 4). In ITALIAN with ENGLISH supertitles. October 27, San...

Only Italians in the Building

The Brick Aux 628 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States

After only 7 classes, the students of Act Italian! La Classe di Teatro in Italiano will show you what they did in the past almost two months. Come and Meet Lucilla (Annalisa Vancini), Maria (Ivana Di Giacomo), Giovanni (Ilaria Ceglia), La signora del terzo piano (Flavia Caroppo), Jessica (Ilaria Vitucci), La cartomante (Jerylin Sackler), A...

The Most Learned Woman

Theaterlab 357 W 36 street 4th Floor, New York, NY, United States

Conceived by Laura Caparrotti, in collaboration with Tess Howsam and Ludovica Burtone, with Laura Caparrotti and Ludovica Burtone. A violin and a narrator in an improvised dialogue to tell the story of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, the first woman in the world to receive a doctorate, in 1678, from the University of Padua. L'Atelier at Theaterlab,...

CONTEMPORARY THEATER BY ITALIANS of AFRICAN DESCENT

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

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,...

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, NY, United States

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...

The Mandrake Root

The Tank 312 W 36TH ST, New York, NY, United States

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...