Hello KIT Friends!
Few announcements and the entire calendar of In Scena!
1. Join us in congratulating
Laura Caparrotti for receiving
the Dante Award 2016 from the American Association of Teachers of Italian - Long Island Chapter. Award ceremony will take place on May 14. Photos will follow.
3. More than ever we need your support to bring In Scena on stage. How?
IN SCENA! MAY 2-16
Tickets for general Admission are $15, for students and seniors are $12.
APRIL 29, 2016 - 7PM
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo'(24 W 12 street)
CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A COUNTRY
Six Characters in search of an Author
by Luigi Pirandello
MAY 2-16, 2016
(buy tickets, familiarize with the shows,
get excited, feel italian!)
Travel the world with Pirandello
80 years after he left us, we honor Luigi Pirandello by bringing his work on stage in many languages, Italian included.
Kairos Italy Theater (Italy/US) - Patricia Cardona (Spain) - Calabrisella Film (USA/Italy)
Saudade Theater Company (Portogual) - T
heodora Loukas (Greece) -
Emanuele Vezzoli e Matutateatro (Italy) and more...
with the participation of Rocco Sisto
Cherry Lane Theatre
(38 Commerce street)
co presented by the League of Independent Theaters
Written and directed by Mauro Santopietro
Mauro Santopietro &
Produced by Teatro Stabile d'Abruzzo.
Seven scenes narrating the humorous, dramatic and poetic dynamics of a human couple.
The play moves forward though historical eras to arrive at present day, exploring the endless dynamics between man and woman: lovers or rivals, together or hopelessly distant, but forever in search of a joint identity.
Winner of the Lazio Region "Bando di Produzione" for new plays.
May 3, 7.30pm, Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside
May 5, Time 8pm, Triskelion Arts
Diary of a Serbian Housewife
Based on the novel by Mirjana Bobic Mojsilovic
Directed by Fiona Sansone
Produced by CSS Teatro Stabile di Innovazione of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Andjelka is a young woman whose urge to relive her memories leads her to retrace the steps of her life: her childhood spent in Tito's Yugoslavia, her adolescence and adulthood spent in Milosevic's Serbia.
The story of an entire generation of young people living in war-torn regions who weren't ready to
become adults so soon.
Winner of the prestigious National Award "Giovani Realta' del Teatro 2014" and a selection of Dominio Pubblico/All-in Festival 2015, dedicated to theater-makers under 25. In Scena! partners every year with an Italian festival, Dominio Pubblico is the partner for 2016.
May 6, Time 7:30pm, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo', Manhattan
May 9, Time 8pm, Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn
Written by Francesco Lioce and Emanuele Vezzoli.
Directed and performed by Emanuele Vezzoli
(Franco Zeffirelli's "Traviata" and Julie Taymor's "Titus).
The life story of celebrated Italian end-of-life rights pioneer Piergiorgio Welby comes to the stage. Afflicted with muscular dystrophy, in 2006 Welby publicly declared his wish to refuse the medical treatment that kept him alive.
"Ocean Terminal" rewinds the reel of his life, as he narrates his own story with powerful, original and chaotic language. It the portrait of a passionate and vital artist engaged in a conflict between the loss of hope and the celebration of life.
May 13 & 15, 7:30pm
Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside
IN SCENA SHOWS - YOUTH THEATER
Based on Carlo Collodi's "Pinocchio". (Lazio)
Written and directed by Titta Ceccano.
Company Matutateatro in collaboration with the Teatro della Caduta of Turin reimagines the story of the world's most famous wooden puppet inside a Felliniesque world.
The story of Pinocchio told with live music, choreographed dance, and shadow puppetry to illustrate the transformation of an impertinent wooden puppet into a sensible flesh-and-bone boy.
May 4 - 8pm College of Staten Island
Written and directed by Chiara Cervati.
Starring Chiara Cervati and Elena Trombini. (Lombardia)
Tackling the themes of informed nutrition and the seasonal nature of fruit and vegetables, this entertaining play uses medium of theater to instill in children an awareness of the issues of proper nutrition, agro-ecology, and mindful grocery shopping.
Cuoca Primavera is a chef on a desperate quest to find the best ingredients that will allow her dishes to stand out alongside other well-known chefs.
May 11, 6pm, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo', Manhattan
May 12, 4pm, Enrico Fermi Cultural Center and Belmont Public Library, Bronx
May 14, 3pm, Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside, Manhattan
IN SCENA - Special Events
Free Verse Meets In Scena!
Led by Dave Johnson. A cultural exchange between In Scena! Italian artists and emerging writers from the South Bronx community. In English, Spanish and Italian.
May 5 and 12, Time 12pm - South Bronx NeON
Readings and screenings on the theme of Immigration Now: In Italy, in Europe, in the world.
May 10, 6pm, Calandra Institute for Italian-American Studies
Award ceremony and reading of the play winner of the Mario Fratti Award 2016
by EMANUELE ALDROVANDI
BUTTERFLIES is about two sisters whose favorite pastime is a dangerous game: whoever holds the butterfly hairpin can ask the other one to do anything. Inspired by some of Pirandello's short stories, BUTTERFLIES is a tale of personal growth and sisterly love in which self-discovery is not always accompanied by greater understanding of the other person.
May 16, 6pm, Italian Cultural Institute
(686 Park Ave, Manhattan, NY 10021)
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from Italy: Stefano Corso.
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