Italian Playwrights Project Special Edition: Celebrate Premio Riccione for the Theatre

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Thursday October 11 6:00 pm EDT. Italian Institute of Culture of New York - 686 Park Avenue, Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Valeria Orani 516-849-8404. director@umanism.com October 11th event is a reading in Italian of an excerpt of the play L'orizzonte Degli Eventi written by Elisa Casseri, 2016 Premio Riccione Award recipient, and selected play for the Italian Playwrights Project 2017/2019 to be translated and published by the Martin E. Segal Center Editions (CUNY Graduate Center).

After the reading there will be a discussion panel with the author, the President of Premio Riccione Daniele Gualdi and the Director Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Frank Hentschker, the Director of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Giorgio Van Straten and moderated by Valeria Orani Artistic Director of Umanism NYC and co-curator of the Italian Playwrights Project. Premio Riccione per il Teatro (Riccione Award for the Theatre) is one of the most prestigious playwrighting awards and celebrates in 2018, its 70th anniversary.

SOURCE: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

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