2020 marks the 100th birthday of Franca Valeri, the legendary Italian playwright and actress, the first to make a name for herself by writing and doing comedy in Italy. KIT - Kairos Italy Theater - and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò are celebrating women in comedy with three events: Women in Comedy in Italian Theater (February 11), Women in Comedy in...

During these turbulent times, much has been said and written about Oriana Fallaci. More than thirteen years after her death, her prophetic statements continue to be discussed. It is only possible to talk about Oriana Fallaci through her extensive work in order to have an objective picture of her complex and varied activities. Such an effort must be...

Tuesday, 01/28/2020 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University. 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Join the KIT staff and their friends in celebrating 20 years of theater in NY (and beyond)! January 28, 2000: KIT incorporates becoming officially the main Italian theater company in New York. Twenty years later, it bring...

Monday 12/16/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Titian's Touch: Art, Magic and Philosophy (2019, Reaktion Books) by Maria H. Loh (CUNY). The author in conversation with Ara H. Merjian (NYU) and Jane Tylus (Yale). At the end of his long, prolific life, Titian was rumored to paint directly on the canvas wit...

BACAS – Borghi Antichi Cultura Arti e Scienze – in collaborazione con la Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò della New York University ha organizzato l’evento “A Conversation with Mimmo Lucano” per parlare dell’“accoglienza”, un principio che ci ricordano essere legato all’essere inclusivi e accoglienti con il prossimo, soprattutto con coloro che cercano...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italiana and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the eighth annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, a festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC (participating venues to be announced), April 27-May 11, 2020. Admission to all show...

Tuesday, 11/26/2019 - 6:30pm. 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Presented in collaboration with BACAS - Borghi Antichi Cultura Arti e Scienze. Mimmo Lucano, former mayor of Riace, Calabria, in conversation with: Pietro Costa, Founder and Executive Creative Director, BACAS; Tiziana Rinaldi Castro, Creative Director of Literary Programs, BACAS; Teres...

Thursday, 11/21/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. Roma | New York 1948-1964. The Murray and Isabella Rayburn Foundation Before | After (Silvana Editoriale, 2019) by Germano Celant. A panel featuring: Emily Braun, CUNY; Germano Celant, art historian, critic, curator; Laura Mattioli, Founder of CIMA; Isabe...

Wednesday, November 13, 6:30PM. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011. The Art of Reading in Modern Europe. A presentation of "Una meravigliosa solitudine. L'arte di leggere nell'Europa moderna" (Einaudi, 2019) by Lina Bolzoni. The author in conversation with Eugenio Refini (NYU) and Alessandro Giammei (Bryn Mawr...

Monday, 11/11/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 22 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011. On the Italian Stage is a series of lectures conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. This lecture will focus on Italian diale...