IN SCENA! 2013

10 days, 10 venues, 3 shows, 4 readings, 3 special events, 1 full production

SPECIAL EVENTS

OPENING NIGHT at Dicapo Opera

Celebrating Italian Theater

Featuring Italian artists and companies based in New York.

VOICES IN THE DESERT

Voices from the past, in several languages, to recycle memory and understand that what is true now was true and important decades, even centuries ago. Multilingual.

PANEL

Traveling theater, traveling languages.

READINGS

Dealer Of Souls by Alberto Bassetti
with Francesco Andolfi, Anthony Laciura

Mornings At Ten To Four by Luca De Bei, translated by Carlotta Brentan, with Carlotta Brentan, Drew Bruck, Yosef Podolsky

Marathon by Edoardo Erba, adapted by Israel Horovitz, with Ted Lewis and Vincent Piazza

The Fridge by Tommaso Avati, with Dave Johnson

A TRIBUTE TO MARIO FRATTI

directed by Kevin Albert, produced by MNE

The festival ends with three one acts by the renowned Italian author: “Actors,” “Dina and Alba” and “Missionaries.” In English.

SHOWS

SOLO ANNA

by Franco D’Alessandro, directed by Eva Minemar, with Lidia Vitale, produced by Tony Lepore/La Lupa Fest

NY PREMIERE

On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of her death, this new one-woman show explores the many dramatic, funny and touching aspects of the illustrious acting career and fascinating life of Anna Magnani, the first non-American to ever win an Academy Award for Best Actress.

NIUIORC NIUIORC

by and with Francesco Foti

US PREMIERE

A journey across the Big Apple, based on a true travel diary. A ‘young’ 40-year-old ‘boy’ finds himself disoriented in the big city. He gets lost in and around Manhattan while meeting a unique collection of characters. A funny and tender story about finding yourself in a foreign city.

JENNU BRIGANNU – Once Upon a Time there were Brigands

by Vincenza Costantino, artistic collaboration Nino Racco, directed by Ernesto Orrico, with Dante de Rose, Manolo Muoio, Ernesto Orrico, produced by Teatro della Ginestra

US PREMIERE

The stories of brigands during the unification of Italy as told by three actors on a stage that is set with three chairs only. An impressive adventure in storytelling by a theater company which has worked since 1995 to find new forms of theater communication. In Calabrian dialect and English.