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On the Italian Stage: COMEDY-From Plautus to Commedia dell’Arte
February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
On the Italian Stage is a new series of four lectures (two in the Spring and two in the Fall) conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society. Members of Casa Italiana’s Theater Company in Residence – KIT Kairos Italy Theater – and guest artists will read, act, and explain the most ancient form of life celebration.
The first step of this journey will be a launch event focused on Comedy, from Plautus to Machiavelli, from the ancient form of Atellane to its descendant: the Commedia dell’Arte. The full program of this new series will also be announced on this occasion.
With Giacoma Bonello, Laura Caparrotti, Mario Merone, Alice Lussiana Parente, Shannon Riccoand the participation of Massimo Zordan.
In ENGLISH with some parts in Italian.